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Is the retina iMac's GPU powerful enough for its huge display?

The retina iMac has a display with the huge resolution of 5120x2880. While I'm pretty sure the included GPU (AMD Radeon R9 M290X) must be definitely powerful enough for everyday use, I wonder if under ...
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Does apple actually name classes as WTF?

In the screenshot below, find the stack trace and look at the last stack(s). Is that just a programmers (@Apple) frustration or is there any acronym? I tried looking for some meaningful values
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Mac mini for Android and ios development [closed]

ı want to buy mac mini which costs 499 $. Is it ok for andorid and IOS developing? I will use Android studio and xcode. is there anybody using this mac mini?
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Can I list donors' names in my app to thank them for donations made externally?

Will my app pass Apple's review process if I list the names of donors in my app? I don't have any link to donate in the app, and there is no way for users of my app to donate in the app. All ...
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Can I use the promotional Apple images in my apps tutorial screen?

Hey I am using the stock apple iPhone images to place my screenshots over: https://developer.apple.com/app-store/marketing/guidelines/#images. My app has a tutorial screen in it where you can swipe ...
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iPhone app upgrade or adoption - rate/stats

I'm looking for some stats on iPhone app upgrade/adoptions. For example: 30% of install base upgrades near launch 40% of install base upgrades after 1st week 60% of install base upgrades after 1st ...
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Use Fn Keys, but keep Playback Keys

I'm a programmer, so it'd be useful for me to have access to F1, F2, etc. while working on my laptop (a 2013 Macbook Air). That said, I'm not really willing to give up the music or volume control ...
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iOS Xcode development on MacBook Air 2015 [closed]

I am deciding to get a 2015 MacBook Air for iOS development, and was wondering how well my specs on the custom macbook I am ordering. I am getting the 13 inch 2015 MacBook Air 8 GB RAM 1.6 gigahertz ...
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How do I renew my apple developer membership from one membership type to another?

I'm trying to renew my Apple paid developer membership but I keep being forwarded to a page to renew the membership for individuals but I'm going for the enterprise membership this time round. Can I ...
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Why is Java SE 6 Legacy required to open Intellij?

I currently deleted Apple Legacy Java SE6 on my macbook because I've already downloaded JRE8 on my machine and I think I no longer need the older version. After I deleted it, every time I opened ...
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iPhone development on the new MacBook

I want to do iPhone development with the MacBook. The MacBook only has one USB-C port, so I may need a USB-C adaptor to load my apps on my iPhone. Is the USB-C adaptor necessary to load freshly ...
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Enable AdHoc or Release build for Safari remote debugging?

Is there any way to enable the CI/development build of our iPad app, used by our QA team and non-iOS developers, to have Safari web inspector / remote debugging support (the app is mainly a UIWebView) ...
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Can iBeacon range/region monitoring trigger “dynamic”/data-based notification?

I've looked everywhere (and am a Java/web developer so can't try testing in Xcode myself) but don't know the answer to; Can an iBeacon range and/or region event (for an iOS app that is not running ...
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Export a changed Bundle from Textmate 2

How do I export a Bundle with changes (delta) from Textmate 2? I have installed the Bundle manually and it appears in the ~/Library/Application Support/Avian/Pristine Copy/Bundles directory. But ...
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Different programs in the same Xcode C++ project

I am trying to use XCode as my training environment for simple C++ programs. If I create a new project, I can successfully complete everything (compile, run) but If I add one more file, it can't ...
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Options for signing kernel extensions for loading under Yosemite without apple-issued certificate?

Has anyone tried to use codesign to self-sign a previously-unsigned kext for personal use under Yosemite (10.10)? Self-signing is discussed in this apple technote, but not for kernel extensions ...
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XCode debug error Thread 1

Ok so I'm trying to work with swift on XCode but every time I start to run my code I get this Thread 1 Queue: com.apple.main-thread(serial) What does this mean?, and how do I fix it? Also i've ...
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Install Xcode without admin

Is there any way to use Xcode on a computer that I don't have admin permissions for? Is there a way to at least use command line tools like git and gcc?
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safari iPad: disable ipad cache while its connected to mac?

i read online recently that there is a way to disable safari's cache on the iPad using the mac's safari developers tools as long as the iPad is connected via usb. I can't find the article i was ...
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Install multiple different versions of Xcode

I am on Yosemite and trying to compile a software package using g++. Compiling this particular package has previously worked on Mountain Lion under Xcode 4.6.3, but now I have Xcode 6.1.1, and the ...
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Create a local MS SQL Database on OSX Yosemite

I need to do some tests on a MS SQL (not MySQL) database. But without the burden of having to open a hosting account, create a remote database, connect to it, and remotely insert a million records. I ...
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UI Guidelines : Left Navigation button should be a previous button

I've recently heard the that statement that the left navigation button should be a previous button and should not be used to display a menu. Is that statement present in an offical guideline ...
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Looking for a tutorial on how to make an OS X Notification Center Widget?

I've never programmed with Xcode/Swift/anything OS X related before, but would like to learn how to make a (hopefully) simple notification center widget that runs a terminal command/AppleScript on ...
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Would it be possible for a share sheet item to open a specific browser?

I'm thinking of a way to easily switch browser or simply open pages in Chrome by using the share sheet. Can an app to create an icon in the share sheet that opens a third-party app? Does ...
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Is iPhone 5C suitable for development?

I would like to buy a second-hand iPhone 5C and use it for testing purposes. Aside from hardware specs, are there any limitations specific to 5C that I should be aware of? Also, given that I want to ...
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How to find lost terminal sessions

I use Terminal for web development, and typically have various tabs open, some of which are divided into multiple session (via tmux). After a while, I'll accidentally hit command-W and kill one of ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What are the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for Xcode development on OS X?

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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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?
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How does App Store Review Guidelines section 11.13 work?

I work on an iOS app for a company that sells educational courses, to access the app you need an account and paid subscription on the website. Apple have recently rejected our application (out of the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...