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iOS Developer Tools & Utilities (must haves and nice to haves) [on hold]

I'm new to Mac's in general and iOS development. I've used an iPhone and iPad, and I'm looking to write apps for both. I'm a (newly) registered Apple developer and have Xcode downloaded and working my ...
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Is there an OS X equivalent to the web debugging proxy Fiddler?

I do web development on Windows for my day job, and I rely a lot on Fiddler, which is web debugging proxy. What is an equivalent tool for OS X?
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CVS on OS X Mavericks

Apparently, Apple has removed CVS under the OS X 10.9 Mavericks devtools (and yes, it's really gone). For the uninitiated, CVS is the Concurrent Version System, a tool for keeping files up to date ...
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Most Supported Python GUI toolkit for modern, native, Mac OS X apps? [closed]

I've been trying to decide in what direction to go when writing a desktop app for Mac OS X in Python. Requirements: GUI looks native, that is, users can't tell the difference between a "real" Mac OS ...
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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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How do I resize the iOS simulator?

I know that there's Window>Scale>100/75/50% but the scale of the retina iPad simulator is still too big for my screen to be able to test anything. Is there a way I can scale the size of the iOS ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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0answers
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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 ...
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3answers
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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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?
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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? ...
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1answer
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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?
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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?
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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 ...
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4answers
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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)?
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Xcode for iPad?

I don't have an Apple computer, only iPad and Debian computer but I still would like to add a feature to iOS app here. Earlier I found out that I can download Xcode, more here, from Apple Store. Now I ...
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0answers
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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 ...
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2answers
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How do I open the javascript console in Safari 6?

I just got a new Mac and it comes with Safari 6 installed. I've opened up the Safari 6 web inspector tools and now I can't find some of the tools I used before in Safari 5. In Safari 5 you can press ...
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7answers
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How can I obtain older versions of Xcode?

How can I obtain older versions of Xcode? Is there a way that I can freely download a version that only requires OS X 10.6.8? So far this is all I've found on the matter; but, when I click the ...
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10answers
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Looking for the ultimate IDE for Mac

I am a little disenchanted with development on the Mac right now. I need a single IDE that can handle all of my development needs. I did notice there are other questions on this topic already, but ...
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Wireframe iOS design apps for iPad?

Is there an app for iPad to assist in wireframe design for iPad and iPhone apps? I don't mean actual development, just placing standard widgets and the things you usually do with photoshop and ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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, ...
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In-App Purchases - How can I know who did the charge-back?

App purchases and in-app purchases can be cancelled with charge-back if you send a message to iTunes Store Support within a time frame of a few days and provide them a good reason. I'd like to know ...
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4answers
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How do increase font size of Eclipse globally?

I'd like to know how to increase the font size for Eclipse so it adjusts the whole GUI to not look so darn small on my screen. For NetBeans there is the --font-size switch which can be set in ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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? ...
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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 ...
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1answer
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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, ...
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Which is the best alternative for Dreamweaver in Mac? [closed]

I'm looking for a few freeware alternatives to Dreamweaver that I can use in my Mac that runs on OS X Lion. Shoot the best free, website development applications you know?
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1answer
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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 ...
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3answers
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I want an operating system that can be used for both gaming and developing. Is Mac OS the right choice?

I'm both a (newbie) developer, student and a gamer. Right now I have Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 installed on my box. I usually run Ubuntu for my everyday chores, but when I want to play games or type ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to force a remote refresh via the iOS Remote Web Inspector?

I'm using iOS 6's new remote web inspector feature, which is pretty nice. Is there a way of forcing a page refresh on the remote iOS device from the desktop - it's just a bit easier then reaching ...
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Do I need to be a member of iOS Developers program to develop and install an app on my iPad?

Do I need to be a member of iOS Developers program to develop and install an app on my iPad ? Or can I just run Xcode and specify the device on which to install it ?
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1answer
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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 ...
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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 ...