iPhone X: Xcode update allows simulation

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Developers can now download Xcode 9.0.1 to test their apps for the new device. In addition, demand surpassed by the iPhone X all expectations, Apple reports.

The Xcode update allow developers in the simulator test the function of their apps on the screen of the iPhone X and to make screenshots. In a message to the developer area Apple asked developers to adapt their applications to the new screen format and submitted for testing for publication.

In addition to the extended test capabilities allows Xcode 9.0.1 and publishing optimized for the iPhone X app versions. Since the launch for Friday, November 3 is scheduled, developers only have a few days for final adjustments so that their app will appear on time: Apple checks each submission function and compliance with the developer guidelines and turns them only after passing the test procedure in iOS App Store free.

Xcode 9.0.1 supports Swift 4 and provides SDKs for iOS 11 macOS 10.13, TVOS 11 and watchOS 4. It's free in the Mac App Store and sets macOS ahead 10.12.6 (Sierra) or later.

Great demand

Another statement from the IT group says the number of pre-orders of the iPhone X surpasses all expectations. Apple would be working hard to bring it as quickly as possible to those who wanted one.

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Apple's iPhone X (14 pictures)

The iPhone X has some new sensors.

Some pre-order now reported that the estimated delivery date to have changed in the meantime - for the better: Partly the notified arrival was brought forward by two weeks. However, this applies only to individual cases; generally would Neubesteller take into account a delivery time of five to six weeks.(Imj)