WARNING: questions that require code level details of programming languages are generally off topic here. See the [help] for details.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
15 views

ios development in windows [duplicate]

I have HP-2000-Notebook Pavilion series with windows on it. More my notebook doesn't support visualization technology. I want to develop and iOS app in objective c. Is there any alternative that ...
-1
votes
1answer
29 views

Why doesn't mobile Safari have a JavaScript console?

My question is fairly simple, seeing as iPod has full support for executing JavaScript (proven my bookmarklets (See below) why doesn't it have a "dev tools" option, or at least a JS console? Is there ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

can you load an app developed on a mac “in the cloud” onto your ios device? [closed]

I'm curious if it would still be possible to develop for the iphone with a non mac laptop. Assume I buy some sort of "mac in the cloud" solution (they exist), can I download apps I'm developing onto ...
3
votes
1answer
147 views

Enable “Developer” inside the “Settings” app on iOS

Before Xcode 6 one could go to the Xcode Organizer window. Tap on the Devices tab. Select the connected device and click the "Use for Development" button. See here. However with Xcode 6 there are no ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Will a Microsoft Office Add-In developed in Visual Studio work for both a Windows and Mac ( osx ) versions of Ms Office?

I want to develop a Microsoft Office Word Add-In for Mac Users. I would like to know if we create it using Visual Studios in windows will it be compatible with the Mac version of office or is there a ...
0
votes
3answers
250 views

What are the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for Xcode development on OS X? [closed]

I am a freelancer programmer and so far I have only worked on projects on Windows platform. I don't have much idea about OS X hardware. I am not looking for a very high end configuration but ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Does a big market exist for OSX app store development? [closed]

I'm a developer who has delved a little into Android and iOS development. Both huge markets in terms of downloads, exposure, and opportunity to make a little bit of money. However, I've started ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Q. Is it possible to stream music from one iPhone to another, merging libraries?

I'm currently researching for my dissertation, and was wondering: Is it possible for an app to allow, say 2 people, to merge their music libraries via wi-fi or bluetooth temporarlliy? For example, ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Icon-Creation Software? [duplicate]

What software is commonly used by developers to create '.icns' files for display by OS X applications? Can such software be used to derive new icons from existing ones?
1
vote
1answer
97 views

Unable to renew my Developer Program Account

I am having trouble renewing my Developer Program Account which expired a month ago. I have emailed Apple about this issue a few times but their help was, at best, unclear. I log into the Member ...
2
votes
1answer
173 views

GCC : Command not found

I'm very new to Mac and right now my operating system is 10.10 Yosemite. I installed XCode and Xcode CLT, gcc came along with it as well. I was asked to change the default compiler to gcc. I went ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How to skip the tools during installation which I don't want to install from this automated installation list for osx dev tools?

https://github.com/thoughtbot/laptop/blob/master/mac For example I don't use Heroku so I want to comment out Heroku stuff. But I don't know how to do that. I have forked this script and want to ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Application to get Magnetometer, Acceleration and Gyro data in one file?

I use iPhone for analysing trajectory, more here. I am trying to find an app that makes it easy to get Mag/Acc/Gyro data from the phone to let say dropbox. I have found apps that allow you to get only ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Xcode cannot run using the selected device?

I am developing my first ever iOS mobile app. I am using OS X Lion 10.7.5 with Xcode 4.6 for development. I completed my app and now want to test on a device. When I am trying to connect iPad Air with ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Hide toggle Apple bug reporter?

While checking out my bugs in Radar on my iPhone, I discovered a "hide" toggle that appears when you hit the arrow at the bottom right if the screen. It is set to hide by default - what is it? How ...
0
votes
2answers
74 views

Geeklet script to ping hosts

I have found the nice script below to ping a host to check if it is up or down. However I haven't found a way (and my very basic programming knowledge has failed me here) on how I can ping multiple ...
-1
votes
2answers
158 views

Is it legal to develop iOS apps on Windows?

Is it legal to develop for iOS on a Windows machine? I have researched this on Google, but I do not seem to be able to find a direct answer, yes or no, whether it is legal or illegal to do iOS app ...
1
vote
1answer
439 views

Are there any options for IOS development on Windows 8? (Apps, Emulators, Cloud Computing OK)

I am trying to develop iPhone apps on Windows 8. To do that, I might need an emulator to run certain IOS development programs. I would like to know if there are any OS-X emulators available for ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Can Safari Push Notifications use a different subdomain for the package/service endpoints?

Can I add Safari push notifications to a website and have the service url, the part passed to window.safari.pushNotification.requestPermission() be at a different domain from the push notification ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

iOS development with Whited00r 7

I am an iOS developer, and have an old 3G device. If I setup whited00r 7, can I use that device for development as I can use a device with iOS 7? (Register provisioning profile for that device and ...
1
vote
2answers
293 views

Creating a test environment for Mac software

My company develops commercial Mac software. Our flagship product runs on OS X 10.6.8+. We want to improve our software quality with better and more comprehensive testing. What hardware and OS's ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

How to install Xcode 6? [duplicate]

I just got myself a MBA and I am wondering how do I install Xcode 6 on my MBA? In the Mac App Store I can see Xcode 5.1.1 so I have started installing that on the MBA. But, I want to install Xcode 6 ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Is the internal calendar or clock something an app is allowed to change?

In iOS 7/8 is it "allowed" for an app to change the internal clock? I want to write an app that would automate th process of going to settings>general>date & time then turning off "automatically ...
0
votes
0answers
92 views

Bitnami multiple installations

I'm running a copy of Bitnami Prestashop locally on my Mac for development purposes, I need to also install a copy of Bitnami Wordpress but I'd prefer to avoid having to setup two separate Bitnami ...
0
votes
3answers
84 views

Can I develop apps on an iPhone 5 without service?

The company I am working for wants to develop iPhone apps. But we don't want to have to pay for service on the phone. Is is possible to purchase a used phone and use it to develop apps without hooking ...
1
vote
1answer
114 views

Can one iPhone be registered to multiple Developer accounts?

I have an Apple iOS Developer account and I registered my iPhones UUID to this account (to create Provisioning Profiles, etc.). Is it possible to add this iPhones UUID to another iOS Developer ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Is it possible to “shut off” battery charging in OSX [duplicate]

Is it possible to "shut off" battery charging in OSX with an application rather then physically. Could this be done with AppleScript (I doubt it) or will need to be obj-c cocoa application? ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Are Quartz Compositions portable to Linux?

I am interested in using Quartz Composer to make some visualization programs, that I want to run on a Raspbery Pi. My question is, is it possible to run something made in Quartz on Linux?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

how to programatically backup apps in iphone

I wanted to write a program that backups the apps installed on my iphone, when it is connected to a computer. How to proceed on this? Preferably I am looking for .ipa files. Is there a way for it?
2
votes
4answers
180 views

Looking for a text editor with specific syntax highlighting features

I'm a pc guy, but I have a programming student who's got a mac. We have been using TextMate, but there are a few features missing that I either can't find, or that are not available in TextMate. In ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

How to identify if an app is installed on iPhone from Windows PC?

I am trying to identify programatically from computer if a particular app is installed in my iphone, once the iphone is connected to the computer( Windows OS). How to proceed with this?
0
votes
1answer
157 views

safari IOS menu bar conflicts with buttons in lower 10% of the screen [closed]

I am building a web-portal which has to be functional and pretty on multiple platforms. One of the platforms is IOS Safari, and this is were I encountered a problem. In my code I align two floating ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Is Mac Mini powerful enough for developer features to run?

Mac mini is evidently the most affordable product of Apple Mac which runs on OS X. I don't own any apple product now, so I don't any idea of Apple products. I will like taste OS X and if I love it, I ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

How to install GNU Objective-C on OS X?

I have OS X Mavericks and I want to try to learn Objective-C(++). For this, I need to install the gobjc compiler, how do it (I've tried to install gobjc from sources but it's still not present)?
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Is it possible to access the raw audio files in the IOS itunes library from an app?

I have been looking into weather IOS developers have the ability to access the raw media files from the itunes library. I know you can 'query' a song and then pass that song to the media player, but I ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

iOS application monetization

Can developer monetize application like following: Developer develops application -> rents that application to certain person which pays to the developer monthly/yearly for such service, that ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Syntax highlighting in emails?

I'd like Mail to pick up on syntax I'm copying mostly from an app that does highlight syntax, but it doesn't seem to apply any sort of "formatting" to the text itself on pasting (e.g. color, font, ...
1
vote
1answer
122 views

Homebrew and existent software in /usr/local

Is it ok to install homebrew in default(for homebrew) deirectory /usr/local if I've already have installed software there. In other words, if Mysql and GPGTool already installed in /usr/local and ...
1
vote
0answers
354 views

AppStore Promtional Artwork Approved - Not Used

8 days ago, Apple emailed me and asked me to provide promotional artwork for an iOS App which I published on March 7. They needed me to upload promotional artwork for a possible feature on the App ...
0
votes
1answer
137 views

Is Mac Mini enough to publish my game on iTunes or do I need iPod or iPhone to publish the game on iTunes?

I have a simple trivia game where you basically click on one of the 4 buttons the whole time, nothing else, maybe except the main game menu. My question is, if I need to own anything else except my ...
1
vote
2answers
93 views

iOS beta app got leaked, can I get in trouble with Apple?

I'm running a beta test for an iOS game. (100 devices, ad-hoc) Somehow the game got leaked on a site that offers .ipa apps for jailbreaked devices. Can I get in trouble with Apple because of this? ...
2
votes
2answers
713 views

Distribute iOS app without human interaction

Is there a way to deploy an iOS app to a device without requiring human interaction. By 'no human interaction', for instance, consider an automated scenario (in a CI environment) where the server can ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

How to install the RHIDE C++ IDE in OS X?

I'm looking to mimic the environment of the classic Turbo C++ compiler from the DOS days on Mac OS X. I have used DOSBox with actual Turbo C++ installed in the virtual drive, but I'm just ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

C++ Dictionary for Dictionary.app

I'm looking for a dictionary plugin for dictionary.app that will allow me to continue learning C++, so I can simply hover over the statement I don't understand while reading code easily, does anyone ...
1
vote
1answer
327 views

R shiny crash on loading examples (__cxa_guard_acquire detected deadlock) change default C++ standard library

I wanted to try out R Shiny but whenever I try any of the examples my R crashes: > require(shiny) Loading required package: shiny > runExample("01_hello") libc++abi.dylib: __cxa_guard_acquire ...
0
votes
1answer
161 views

Ideal iMac For programming (and some photoshop) [closed]

I am going to get a 21.5" iMac. It will primarily be used for Android, iOS, and web development, but may occasionally be used for some photoshop. Any other uses I have for it will be insignificant ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Will heavy duty testing and development cause my MB Air's SSD to crash soon? How to prevent it?

I just recently bought a MacBook Air 2013 (i7 with 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD drive). I am a programmer, and my daily jobs would involve a lot of testing on that machine, including setting up databases, ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

iOS Application development Certification [duplicate]

As we all know about the Microsoft Certified Professional Programs. I need to ask is there any institute offering online certification for iOS Professional Developer. I have visited Standford ...
2
votes
2answers
601 views

Install COBOL on OSX Lion

Is there any way to install COBOL on OSX Lion? I tried installing OpenCobol 1.1 for Mac http://www.opencobol.org/ using fink using these command fink install open-cobol-1.0-1. Everything is installed ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

selenium IDE 101 - how to visit any page

I've used the SeleniumIDE extensively on Linux (Ubuntu) a while ago, now I'm trying to get it working on a Mac (OSX v10.9) in the Firefox browser. I have it installed but it doesn't seem to be ...