Apple Says Mac Apps That Use Garbage Collection Must Move to ARC by May

Apple Says Mac Apps That Use Garbage Collection Must Move to ARC by May

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Apple today informed developers that starting in May, new applications submitted to the Mac App Store may no longer use garbage collection.

Beginning May 1, 2015, new Mac apps and app updates submitted to the Mac App Store may no longer use garbage collection, which was deprecated in OS X Mountain Lion. Instead, migrate your apps to Automatic Reference Counting, using the migration assistant in Xcode to help with this transition. Apps may continue to use retain/release for manual memory management.

ARC works by adding code at compile time to ensure that objects live as long as necessary, but no longer. For more information on transition to ARC, hit the link below...

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Apple Says Mac Apps That Use Garbage Collection Must Move to ARC by May
Adam Dempsey - March 5, 2015 at 12:43pm
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Pink cook - February 22, 2015 at 4:11pm
Garbage collection of garbage apps. Awesome statement !!!! I'm lovin it , Pink Cook
Bleeding cock - February 22, 2015 at 10:27pm
Garbage removal of apps that normally don't get fixed easily on other platforms. Living the dream. Yours truly, bleeding cock.
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