Does xcode 4 work on Lion Preview?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by ajvizzgamer101, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. ajvizzgamer101 macrumors 65816

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    I saw someone put on the "App compatibility table" that xcode 4 does not work on Lion Preview. I just want someone who has attempted to use xcode 4 for Lion to confirm or deny it.
     
  2. tourada macrumors regular

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    I have not tried it. But if you have a developer account, go get xcode 4.1. It requires Lion so I imagine that it is relatively stable in 10.7. That does depend on having a developer account though....
     
  3. ajvizzgamer101 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I have the iOS Dev account and we are in the process of making a Mac app. This week we decided that we will be buying the Mac Dev account to continue working on the app and check out Lion. I just wanted to make sure xcode 4 works. So xcode 4.0 doesn't work but 4.1 should work? thanks for your help :)
     
  4. tourada macrumors regular

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    Yes Xcode 4.1 is designed for lion. However, you could just use snow leopard since it's more stable. Though, developing for lion gives your app potentially more features
     
  5. ajvizzgamer101 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    We want it to feel like a Mac OS X 10.7 app. Fullscreen mode, overlay scroll bar...ect
     
  6. CarsonGallo macrumors member

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    Fullscreen Mode

    O sweet 3rd partys can enable the full screen mode built into lion. Sweet. Speaking of which I wonder when the Mac App updates are gonna start happening. Since we have the Mac App Store, just like in iOS some apps get update for beta os's before the new os is even out. Like StreamToMe which supports iOS 4.3, which should be coming soon hopefully. But surprisingly StreamToME has been the only app to get iOS 4.3 beta support so far, and that was a month ago. Hopefully well see apps that generally don't support full screen mode get it when they're updated for Lion support.
     
  7. sirjorj macrumors newbie

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    The official XCode 4 release does NOT work in the Lion preview.

    jorj
     
  8. Mr. Retrofire macrumors 601

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    Software development for Lion and/or iOS 4.3 (within Lion) requires Xcode v4.1 GM 2.
     

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