These new features include support for Handoff, enabling you to work seamlessly across the app’s editions for iPhone, iPad and presumably even Mac, and for Touch ID, allowing you to unlock the app using your fingerprint on iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3.
Also included in the newly updated Textastic for iPhone and iPad is integration with iCloud Drive along with support for iOS 8’s document picker for external storage providers.
The latest update to Textastic Code Editor also adds Swift syntax definition and includes the following improvements:
- improved code editor performance
- fixed issues with characters that could not be encoded as a single UTF-16 code unit such as Emojis
- the download button now brings up a helpful message instead of being disabled when no target folder is selected
- the system-created local “Inbox” folder is not displayed anymore
- many other bug fixes
The new version of Textastic for iPhone also features full resolution support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
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