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Apple Releases Xcode 4.4 With Retina Graphics and Mountain Lion Support

Apple Releases Xcode 4.4 With Retina Graphics and Mountain Lion Support

Apple today released the latest version of their development platform, Xcode 4.4, with Retina Display support, as well as full support for submitting OS X Mountain Lion apps to the Mac App Store. The update has been in testing with developers since February.

The update weighs in at 1.46GB, and is available now on the Mac App Store.

What’s New in Version 4.4

This update runs on both OS X Lion and OS X Mountain Lion.

Included in Xcode 4.4:

• SDKs for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and iOS 5.1.
• Enhanced for the MacBook Pro with Retina display.
• Code completion persists your selections to give more accurate suggestions.
• Objective-C @synthesize command is generated by default when using properties.
• Objective-C adds literal syntax for numbers, arrays, dictionaries, and expressions when developing for OS X.
• Apple LLVM compiler supports additional C++11 features, including lambdas.
• Assistant editor tracks caller or callee for the current selection.
• New localization workflow can share a single base .xib file for multiple locales on OS X.
• Source control can commit individually selected changes.
• ARC migration tool converts both retain/release and garbage collected code.
• Fixes an issue where code completion could fail, requiring the user to delete derived data.
• Additional bug fixes and stability improvements.

Make sure to check out our full Mountain Lion coverage for all of the latest updates!

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