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Can I use iMac G5 PowerPC for iOS app development?

Can I use iMac G5 PowerPC for iOS app development? If not, why?
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C++ how to accept a given file as an argument [closed]

I have written a small C++ program which will utilise the filepaths of files given as arguments. The program runs perfectly when I run it from within terminal with a file path as an argument, for ...
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iMac keyboard for programming. Is that comfortable or I should buy another one?

I'm planning to buy an iMac next month. I'm a software developer. I usually use the Microsoft Keyboard for my programming tasks, It has a great ergonomics. I tried iMac's keyboard in the store but ...
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New Web Inspector for Safari?

If you visit this page, it seems there's a new version of Web Inspector for Safari. (screenshot) How can I access that?
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How can I permanently suppress the firewall access prompt while developing a server program

I have a server process that I am developing that opens listening TCP sockets. Each time that happens, the firewall opens a dialog with the text "Do you want the application “server” to accept ...
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Developers from which countries can sell their apps in the Apple store?

I'm a peruvian programmer and I'm interested in selling applications on the Apple Store, but I can't find which countries are accepted to receive payments from the Apple Store, can anyone help me?
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Where did the iAds Network page go?

Good day, Apple has just came up with this new iAds Networks workbench where you can create your own campaign for promoting your app. This button appears instead of the old one (iAds Network) in ...
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Scripting on iPad - accessing features like accelerometer, GPS, etc

Are there any scripting languages for the iPad that can access native functionality like accelerometer, GPS, text messages, etc? I know that it is possible to write Scheme and Python scripts but I ...
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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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Net-SNMP python binding path

I'm currently setting a development environment in python 3.3 and i'm trying to import the Net-SNMP python bindings but idk where the files are located. Simple question: anyone knows where are ...
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Does the javascript debugger in Safari have the ability to de-minify javascript like chrome does?

In the Chrome debugger under the "Sources" tab, there is a little "{}" button at the bottom that will de-minify minified code and make it human readable, as well as allow the developer to set ...
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How can I import private keys to iSSH app in iPhone?

Suppose a private key in Dropbox/server. I have tried copying it from Dropbox to iPhone's default clipboard and then to iSSH app but there is no area to paste it in iSSH, very unintuitive ...
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Looking for old C compiler

Back in 1987 or 1988 we had a Mac network at college, these would have been either Mac Classic or Mac Plus machines. We used a C compiler on them - what C compilers were around at the time?
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Why do debuggers need an admin password?

Why does running LLDB or instruments require elevated privilages?
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MacBook Pro 13 inch for work

I have just sold my iMac 27 inches for the reason it being too big! I will avoid mentioning the reasons, but... Now that I have got the exact money to buy the new 13 inch retina one. Problem is I am ...
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Compiling (NS/Cocoa) Emacs on OSX with SVG support

Can anyone explain how to build Emacs --with-ns and SVG support on OS X? Notes: --with-rsvg isn't working (when librsvg is installed, ie. via Homebrew) FYI, The Emacs Mac port uses webkit to ...
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How can I transfer my application to IPad [closed]

I am thinking about development small applications for IPad and I'm just wondering how can I transfer my application to my IPad? I don't have a plans to sell or to distribute my software among the ...
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gcc vs. llvm, compiling c++ code, migrating from linux [closed]

i'm migrating from linux machine to mac os x. I was used to write c++ application (for opengl and opencv application mainly) using vim as editor. Now, i have installed XCode on a new 10.8 mac os x ...
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is python accepted in the mac app store? [closed]

I know Objective-C is the recommended language for mac app store apps. What if I would like to write a mac app with python? Will my app be rejected when published?
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Can I get paid for releases of new versions of my app in the App Store? [closed]

Suppose that I develop an app for the iOS platform. The app is a huge success and 80% of my target audience buys it. My customers understandably expect continuous development of the app, but my ...
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Can Coda 2 be made to uploads to locations other than the root of a website?

I am using Coda 2 coming from Dreamweaver, and it all seems great. However, uploading a file or 'publishing' (what's actually the difference here?) seems to stick the file in the root. Even when the ...
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Upgrade from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion in non personal & large scaled development environment

My company is still running Snow Leopard and we're thinking of upgrading to Mountain Lion soon. We are developing iOs and MacOsX applications and have a small break between the old projects and the ...
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C# and .Net Programming Development of MBP [closed]

I'm a university student majoring in software development; I have some study units where we will be programming in .Net and C#. What do you think is the best solution to develop .Net & C# ...
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Sharing Hotspot from the mac that the iPhone or iPad can connect with?

Is it possible to share a kind of "hotspot" from my macbook so that the iPhone and iPad can connect with it? Just like there is a "personal hotspot" feature on the iPhone I want it the other way ...
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Is it better to use MacPorts or just use an Ubuntu VM for local tools/services when developing on a Mac?

As a developer (primarily JVM-based web apps), I need to use a lot of different tools and services, such as Redis, RabbitMQ, MySQL, git, mercurial, etc. Having worked in a Linux environment where such ...
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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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Xcode tools getting working without the Xcode CD or external drive?

I would like to get the Xcode-developer things to my Macs. I noticed that Apple has started to offer some terminal things online, more here. I am still lazy to get the CDs, to get all Xcode-developer ...
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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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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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Valgrind Alternative for Mountain Lion

Unfortunately, Valgrind does not support OS X 10.8 yet. After some Googling, I came across some forum posts where people were able to get it to compile and "almost" link. Does anyone know of any good ...
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Free programming editor w/ syntax highlighting for iBook G4 running Mac OS X 10.4.11 (PowerPC)

I am looking for a free programming editor for my iBook G4. I was going to to get the lightswitch trial until I looked at the sys requirements (needs Intel CPU). Can someone please point me to a ...
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How do I jump to a line number in Safari 6 Web Inspector?

So I'm working on some javascript and I want to set a breakpoint on the line that I'm working on. It seems reasonable that I should be able to go into the Javascript debugger and jump to that line ...
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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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How can I clear the JavaScript console in the Safari 6 developer tools?

In previous versions of Safari the JavaScript console in the Developer Tools (aka Web Inspector) had a little 'clear' button at the bottom that emptied out console items, which was useful for getting ...
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Multiple users working remote on one mac?

we want to develop some iOS apps in our company. Since we use windows-pcs, we think about buying only one Mac and all working remotely from our windows machines on this single Mac. Is this possible? ...
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Xcode update for 10.6.8

I would like to use a newer version of Xcode (current version on my system is 3.2.4) and the command line tools (gcc & make). I have tried to install Xcode through the Mac App Store, however I ...
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Where can I find gcc in Xcode 3.2.6?

I have a Mac with OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. I'm trying very hard to learn the basics of programming in C, but I can't get my first simple program to run. I read online to go to Xcode Preferences -> ...
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Which version of gcc is on Mountain Lion?

I am looking forward to migrate my c++ code to C++11, which might requires at least g++ 4.6. So what is the GCC installed on Mountain Lion?
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As a developer, what will I miss on a Macbook Air? [MBA vs MBP] [closed]

I am an indie game developer. I am in love with the Mackbook Air [13 inch], and want to buy it. I was wondering: Will I miss the DVD drive, and upgradability if I am choosing a Macbook Air over ...
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Problem with libxml2-2.8.0 version on OS X Lion

I have installed OS X Lion and I was trying to resolve error libxml2 missing for Ruby programming purpose. I tried to install latest version of Libxml2 that is libxml2-2.8.0 Because of ...
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MacBook Retina Display for coding

This is a question that could be better on Stack Overflow or Programmers, but I thought I'd try it here first. As a programmer, I need lots of screen real-estate for the IDE and files that I'm ...
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Does installing Xcode and it's mobile components slow down regular iTunes with iPhone syncing and performance?

I haven't personally noticed any differences, but is there a toll on normal usage of iTunes and syncing it with your iPhone if you fit a developer profile by having Xcode on your system including ...
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Running (Perl's) CPAN in OS X: error “Can't open perl script –MCPAN”

All the instructions I can find for running CPAN on Mac OS X (eg. 1, 2 & 3) say to start by running this command in terminal: sudo perl –MCPAN –e shell However when I do so I get this error: ...
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Which iPad/OS X apps can be used to create music for a game?

Surprisingly many music applications are being available for iOS and (maybe) OS X. Are there ones that can be in fact used for game creation? I'm looking to create in-background music, and maybe ...
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Can I unlock an iphone and still develop apps for it?

I am being offered an iphone 4 but it is locked to orange and I want to use my O2 sim in it. The thing is that I want the phone so I can go into app development and have heard that working with a ...
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Using dnsmasq when not connected to the Internet

I'm routing dns requests through dnsmasq so that domains I'm using for local development point to 127.0.0.1. This works great when I'm connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi or ethernet, but I start to ...
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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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Compile VLC on Lion

I am trying to compile VLC on my Mac along with guide on wiki. I am getting the *** /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.6.sdk does not exist, please install required SDK, or use export OSX_VERSION=10.6 *** ...
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What C++ IDEs are available for iPhone?

I really love my iPhone, and much as possible, I want to do everything from there. I'm a software engineering student and, when I'm away from my PC, I'm planning to use my iPhone as my programming ...
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How can my company get our custom Java software to run on the iPad?

I have small company and we have custom software that is written in Java. I am planning to buy a tablet. Originally I intended to get an Android tablet, but I am really impressed by the resolution ...