July 3, 2020

Xcode 7 Beta 6 readies Developers for iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple developers will be excited to know that Xcode 7 recently put out its sixth beta release. This marks a long period of testing for Apple developers to ensure that all features are ready to go for the latest software updates.

This latest version of Xcode is meant to encapsulate all the tools needed for building apps for Apple devices. This includes mobile devices running iOS 9, computers running OS X 10.11 El Capitan, and the latest watchOS 2.

There is no immediate set date for the final release of Xcode 7. We do know there are many updates pushed with each new beta including Swift language parameters, new OS playgrounds, and some general syntax additions to Objective-C.

xcode7 beta6 screenshot preview

Apple has already put out a preview of iOS 9 and has been working vigilantly to release all the new OS’ on a similar timeframe.

To read a full list of features take a peek at the online developer’s documentation.

Until then developers should familiarize themselves with the new Xcode features.

Whether you build mobile apps or desktop software, Xcode is the one-and-only application you’ll need. Be on the lookout for more Xcode release info in the coming months.

Jake is a creative writer and UI designer by trade. You can follow him on twitter @jakerocheleau or learn more at his personal website JakeRocheleau.com.

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