XCode 15 Released: It’s An IDE You Won’t Sweat About

Tom Smykowski
4 min readSep 19, 2023

“Developers, developers, developers” gets a new meaning with the XCode 15 release. A coding IDE from Apple you won’t sweat about that starts to stepping on Microsoft’s VSCode toes.

Yesterday, Apple finally released the latest version of its IDE. It was announced on June 5, 2023, at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference with the following beta version released on the same day.

Better Developer Experience

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The minimal version of macOS to run XCode 15 is 13.5 released in July 2023. It means you’ll have to have your system up to date to enjoy the new coding experience.

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According to the official Apple page of XCode 15, it comes with:

  • enhanced code completion,
  • interactive previews,
  • live animations,

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Tom Smykowski

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