Xcode is an integrated development environment for macOS which supports the development of native apps for macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Xcode is the successor to NeXT’s Project Builder and PBX. (In fact, Xcode’s project manifest files are still named with the
Xcode releases include stable versions of the clang C/C++/Obj-C compiler, the Swift compiler, the LLDB debugger, and iOS/watchOS/tvOS simulators. Xcode also includes Interface Builder, as well as tools for viewing and editing 3D models and scenes, image assets, and more.