Chris Hannah

What is Xcode Missing? #

Xcode is a great IDE, but after using many other IDEs and text editors, I’ve noticed that it’s missing quite a lot of common functionality. This page will serve as a growing list of features that I find useful in other applications, that Xcode does not have.

If you do find something here that has a solution, or has been addressed in an update, please let me know.

File Operations

Project Navigation

Code Style

Code style just isn’t a thing in Xcode. Sure, there’s SwiftLint and SwiftFormat, but both don’t really work seamlessly with Xcode. Which means:

Other Miscellaneous Annoyances