iOS/iPadOS 15.2, macOS 12.1, watchOS 8.3, tvOS 15.2 beta 3 are released. This time they are accompanied by Xcode 13.2 beta 2.
Xcode 13.2 has couple of interesting features to try:
- The build system and Swift compiler have a new mode that better utilizes available cores, resulting in faster builds for Swift projects. The mode is opt-in, and you can enable globally with the following user default:
defaults write com.apple.dt.XCBuild EnableSwiftBuildSystemIntegration 1
- You can now use Swift Concurrency in applications that deploy to macOS 10.15, iOS 13, tvOS 13, and watchOS 6 or newer. This support includes async/await, actors, global actors, structured concurrency, and the task APIs.
- Xcode 13.2 includes support for app projects created with Swift Playgrounds 4.
Beta download: Beta Software Downloads
Reference: Apple Seeds Third Betas of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available], Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers, Everything New in iOS 15.2 Beta 3: Macro Mode Updates, iCloud Private Relay Tweaks and More, What’s new in iOS 15.2 beta 3? Macro mode tweaks, Apple Arcade, more, Third-party iPhone 13 screen repairs back on the table with iOS 15.2 beta