JetBrains provides AppCode – an alternative IDE to XCode for developing apps for iOS. Like XCode, it is missing much critical support for refactoring Swift.

Apple’s own XCode provides no functionality for refactoring in Swift. AppCode currently offers only “extract variable”, while the ticket for adding support for “Extract Method” is “In Progress”.

I call on JetBrains to remedy this situation as a matter of urgency. Please, dear blog reader, help them to help us all – cast your vote for these essential features by voting at the following links: