Early Adopters: iOS 5 and Xcode 4 support

Miguel de Icaza

Today we are happy to release previews of some exciting new features. Those of you who want to live on the wild side can install either the Beta or the Alpha updates listed below.

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To install, use MonoDevelop’s “Check for Updates” feature in the Help menu and select the Beta or Alpha channel.

Starting with these releases, you can send us your thoughts using the brand-new “Feedback” button in MonoDevelop, contact our support team, or come talk to us on IRC anytime.

Beta: Next generation MonoTouch + MonoDevelop updates

The code in our Beta channel is approaching a final release, but needs to be tested in the real world first.

Alpha: iOS 5 + Xcode 4 support

Our iOS 5 support is complete up to the latest Apple iOS 5 betas, and is intended to be used by developers who want to take advantage of new iOS 5 APIs and already have a copy of the beta from Apple.   You can use this with any version of MonoDevelop (2.4, 2.6 or 2.8).

Our Xcode support is an early preview of the integration between MonoDevelop and the Xcode 4 GUI designer. With your help, we hope to get this important update stabilized quickly so that we can release it to all of our customers.

We have also produced two tutorials for those of you that want to use XCode 4:

You can keep multiple versions of MonoDevelop installed at the same time, you do this just by renaming your MonoDevelop.app application, one per version.


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