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Auto sync local files to remote

Are there any OSX tools that can watch for file changes in a directory then sync (SFTP) those changes to a remote server? Basically I want to edit files locally (whatever files, whatever program) and ...
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can i delete “developer-old” folder?

I've got a "developer-old" folder besides for my "developer" folder. "developer-old" contains "headers", "SDKs", etc folders. It'd be nice to delete this folder bc it takes up 10GB. Can I?
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What is the most advanced JavaScript editor for OS X?

I tried Espresso but it lacks so many important features like no auto-parentheses, no auto-aliging. What is the most advanced JS editor for OS X? (please not Emacs for me).
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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 ...
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How to clean ._AppleDouble files from unix packages?

Introduction Here's my problem. On occasion, I create the odd deb package using dpkg-deb (e.g., dpkg-deb --build "folder" file.deb). The problem is that any file with an extended attribute, carries ...
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Why is the current provisioning process for iPhone development implemented the way it is?

Given the large number of examples of issues with the manual steps necessary to provision devices and install apps using the developer SDK, I am wondering why Apple took this route. Specifically, ...
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Running .NET binary with mono

When I have abc.exe generated from C#/Mono source, I use 'mono abc.exe'. Is there a way to run abc.exe with 'abc.exe' not 'mono abc.exe'? I mean, when I run 'abc.exe', can I make 'mono abc.exe' ...
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How to install recent clang++ with Homebrew?

I've tried brew install llvm but after that I cannot find any clang++* executable under /usr/local. Thus my question: How to get clang++ via Homebrew?
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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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Changing Chrome's User Agent?

Is it possible to change Chrome (or Chrome based browsers) user agents on OSX? I dont see a menu or preference option for doing so.
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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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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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OSX Application Beta Testers?

Is there a website, platform, to find beta testers for OSX applications?
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After upgrading to a newer iPhone, how does keeping the old one around for development purposes work?

I have an iPhone 3G and I may be upgrading to an iPhone 4 tonight. I'm on AT&T. Once I get up and running on iPhone development, I'm thinking I want to keep the old phone around to test how apps ...
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How can I control iOS device from Mac or PC

I would like to take control of my iOS (iPhone mostly) device from my MacBook Pro or Windows, doesn't matter which one. I know that it can be accomplished via Veency, and that's exactly what I need - ...
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Importing vCards from a website into iOS’s Contacts.app [closed]

I have a web page with tables full of people & their contact information. I started writing a pairing of php & javascript to automagically generate vCards (*.vcf) for each contact. Half way ...
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Is it possible to develop an iOS app without a test device?

So...I have an iPad and MacBook Pro. I bought my iPad because I thought I needed it but now I'm thinking to sell it since I just found out that Xcode offers an iOS simulator. Is it possible to ...
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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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Examples of apps in the Mac App Store not made with objective-c/c/c++?

Are there any apps in the store made using mono, ruby or lisp or put together in another alternative way. Do you know of any? The reason I'm asking is because I'm already making apps using cocoa/...
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iPad uses for Computer Engineers?

I've had my original iPad for a while now, but haven't used it that much (other than for couch browsing and stuff like that). I was wondering if there was a way I could be using it to it's full ...
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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 best to isolate my development environment on OS X?

What is the current best practice for setting up a development environment on OS X? I recently got a new Mac with OS X 10.10, Yosemite. I'm familiar with homebrew, and from my Linux experience, ...
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Can I test iPhone apps downloaded from iTunes in the iPhone Simulator?

Is it possible to test iPhone applications which you downloaded from iTunes Store in the iOS Simulator?
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I can't find otool on my jailbroken iPod

From what I understand is that when you change your settings in Cydia to developer you should be able to access extra utilities. Otool being on of them. However, when I attempt to use otool it tells ...
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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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OpenMPI already installed in OS X?

I've been looking for MPI for OS X and some websites say that it is already installed in OS X (since 10.5). Could someone point out where is it installed? I cannot find mpicc nor mpirun. Or should I ...
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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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Web Sharing Apache Localhost - Access permissions

I want to install phpMyAdmin on the native Apache webserver that is bundled with Mac OS X 10.6. I turned on Web Sharing in System Preferences. Yet, me fear is that my computer is granting access to ...
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safari IOS menu bar conflicts with buttons in lower 10% of the screen

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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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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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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What is OS X's equivalent of Linux's NSS?

Anyone familiar with the internals of Linux knows about NSS; it's the subsystem that services, like gethostname() and such, delegate to. The code that actually makes DNS queries or reads /etc/passwd, ...
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How set up a local domain such as local.test?

I'm web-developer and I need local domains. Before 10.7.2 update, I'm just fix /etc/hosts as I need, but new update crash this solution. How fix this new "feature"?
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What is the difference between iOS Developer Program and iOS Developer Enterprise Program?

Can I, as a single person, sell my apps with the normal iOS Developer Program ? What is the difference between these two ? I have the link here, I just don't understand what really differs between ...
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What hardware do you need to buy in order to publish apps to the iTunes/iOS App Store?

For a company, in order to be able to publish an app for iPhone/iPad to the App Store what hardware does it need to register? I know that you need to register your development devices. What is the ...
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iOS development forums?

Can I access and post on the official Apple iOS developer forums without the 99dollars subscription ?
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IOS development on Mac mini mid 2011

I'm about to dive into iOs programming, which is a whole new area for me. One of my friend said he's gonna sell his mac mini mid 2011 device, which is a little hardware upgraded. My question is, can ...
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How to get started with interfacing USB devices to iPad?

The iPad would be the perfect handheld device for controlling some USB devices. I would like to get started with programming iPad applications which would communicate with USB devices. I guess I ...
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What is the current Apple policy on purchases outside the App Store?

We are developing an app for a customer that will sell content. There will also be an Android and web app and they don't really want to pay Apple 30% and would rather use their own site to sell. For ...
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How to diff Parallels snapshots?

Is there a way to effectively diff snapshots of virtual machines in Parallels so as to see what files changed and or file content changes?
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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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Sorting out compile errors when using 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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Application development ON the iPod Touch?

I have a pretty long commute to work and own an iPod Touch. I figure it would be nice to do some simple programming on the way. I'm not picky on which language to code on. Also, I usually have no ...
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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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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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New MBA vs MBP 13" for iOS Developmet

I am going to buy a MacBook for iOS development as its main use, though I will also use Photoshop some for image processing. I am choosing between the new mid-2011 Macbook Air and the early-2011 ...
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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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Odd cputype in /bin/ls binary

I just started with Charlie Miller and Dino Dai Zovi's Mac Hacker's Handbook and was doing the tutorials. This includes getting to know things like 'otool' otool -f \bin\ls Fat headers fat_magic ...
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Python editor for ipad with mercurial support?

Is there a text editor for ipad which supports python and mercurial? It would be even better if there were a solution that also allows one to run and develop with django. Any suggestions?
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Move Developer Folder

I want to free some space on my SSD. Is there a way to move the Developer folder from my root drive to another one without breaking anything?