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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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Getting started with jailbroken iOS development? [closed]

  I doubt this is the right StackExchange site for this question (if there is one), but I already posted this on StackOverflow and got insta-downvoted by some grumpy guy that claimed "jailbreak ...
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How can I browse WWDC session videos directly on my iOS device or AppleTV?

On my Mac, I can log in to the developer center to watch the videos from the website, and that I can log in on iTunes on my Mac to browse and download them. However, is there a way to browse and watch ...
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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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Sharing local Apache vhost over lan without Hosts/DNS change?

I'm freelancing somewhere and want to share a local (on my MacBook) site with some LAN users via IP. The network structure, time and technical ability here don't allow me get everyone to add host ...
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Missing autoconf/automake in Xcode 4.3?

After I purged Xcode 4.2 and installed Xcode 4.3 from App Store, I can not find autotools (automake/autoconf) through the command line. I've tried to run find /Applications/Xcode.app -name 'automake', ...
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Homebrew installed libraries, how do I use them?

I'm a bit confused. I've installed a bunch of libraries (e.g. vtk, gsl,...) that I need for a c++ project for school. I used homebrew to install them (luckily there were formulas available). My ...
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Looking for a tool to automatically two-way sync SFTP with local folder

I use OS X for development and I want to push changes to dev server on every ⌘+S. When I check out a different branch, I want the local folder to update accordingly. So I figured I need an ...
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iPhone Mobile application development [closed]

i am new in iPhone development can any one guide me form where i can able to start my development in iPhone and what are the eBook or any blogs i need to refer for the basic learning in iPhone. pl ...
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What is the difference between iOS Developer Program and iOS Developer Enterprise Program? [closed]

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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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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Can I install TextMate 2 and keep TextMate 1?

I would like to try TextMate's new version but since it is a beta release with some bugs and unfinished features, I don't want to use it everyday. Is there any way to install TextMate 2 and keep ...
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Why am I unable to log-in to Apple sites with my Mac mini?

A friend just got a used Mac Mini with Snow Leopard and is having an unusual log-in issue. The problem is that he cannot log-in to ANY Apple site with that machine. He cannot log-in to ...
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Where can I download open source iOS and Mac apps? [closed]

I'm new in iOS and Mac programming and I want to learn from open source projects. Where can I download source code for iOS App and Mac?
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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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Can I release as opensource an iPad application I develop?

Suppose I want to develop for iPad or iPhone. Can I release the code of this application on a public git repo, and under an opensource license ? (side comment: I consider shocking that I have to ask ...
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Is there an equivalent to the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder on MacOSX?

Is there an equivalent to the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder on Mac OSX and or iOS?
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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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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?
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'Pure' GNU C++ compilers for Lion

I need to compile simple *.cpp files with a GNU compiler of at least version 4.3.1. As I understand, Apple's Xcode does not install standard GNU compilers but a modified version suited to Apple's ...
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No Shark on OS X Lion?

I can't find Shark on OS X Lion. The most recent Xcode is correctly installed, but I can only see Instruments. Has Shark been made obsolete by Instruments ?
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Are there any “sugars” for Espresso which add brace/bracket highlighting to JavaScript editing?

By “brace/bracket highlighting” I mean: when you select an opening or closing curly brace or a bracket while editing JavaScript in Espresso, the brace/bracket you’ve selected and its corresponding ...
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How can I get my own apps onto my jailbroken iPhone?

I want to be able to test the apps I am creating on my jaikbroken iPhone 3Gs, and I want to know how I can get my apps from xCode onto my device without a developer account.
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How can I keep track of source code changes with git and box.net?

I have a school project where I have to make a program(java), therefore I need some way to keep track of the changes I make to the sources; I decided the best way to do this it to create a git ...
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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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Which MacBook Pro configuration is best suitable for Iphone/Ipad App development? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are good specs for a MacBook to develop on iOS with? I'm planning to buy a MacBook Pro and get into devlopment. But I'd like which is the best configuration I ...
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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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Indexing words separated by underscores

When searching using Spotlight for, say, the word "Exotic", it fails to report the file Important_Exotic_Class.h, containing a C++ class by that name. Can you think of a method to make Spotlight ...
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How to set up iOS development environment [closed]

I would like to know how to test my own iOS app on my iPad or iPhone. I know that there's an iOS emulator in Mac OS, but I would like to test my apps with real hardware. My research says that I have ...
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1answer
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What makes TextMate a good editor? [closed]

I'm always reading about developers praising TextMate as the editor. What's so awesome about it? Please note that I'm a long-term Emacs user.
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Can I tie a referrer to an app store purchase to the referred customer of the app? [closed]

I am trying to find out if I can have several referrers (call them websites for now), and when downloaded/installed from a referral, know where that users came from, for example to show the logo of ...
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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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system won't play mp3s anymore

I was writing programs using https://github.com/Marak/play.js/blob/master/lib/play.js after running it a few times my system no longer plays mp3s either on the command line or vlc, other sound works ...
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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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Problem with boot camp and XNA 4.0 with Visual Studio 2010

I'll try to be as brief as possible with my problem. Do not hesitate to ask for logs or information about my computer and/or the program. I have a game that consists of a ship that navigates on ...
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Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS 4.3 SDK installation problem on Mac OS X Lion

I recently brought a new Mac mini running Max OS X 10.7 Lion. I downloaded the iOS SDK 4.3 and Xcode 3.2.6.dmg from Apple. The download was successful and I was able to install it without any ...
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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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Cannot compile C code after installing xcode

When I installed Xcode on Snow Leopard, gcc was not in my path. I manually added /Developer/bin to get gcc. However, I wrote a simple C program to include stdlib.h and stdio.h and print a string, but ...
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I can't get gcc to compile DevIL library [closed]

I'm writing an OpenGL application in C++ using Xcode 4 on Lion. To load textures, and keep the application platform independent, I plan on using DevIL. To install DevIL on my mac I ran ./configure ...
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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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1answer
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I'd like to get into Obj-C [closed]

I'm a current CS student, and I'd like to get into Obj-C on the side. The problem is every time I find a Obj-C book and open it, it starts off talking about "for loops" and "if statements" and moves ...
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Is it possible to install both Xcode 3 and 4 side-by-side, alternate use either one or the other

I've got a handle on how to install Xcode 3 and 4 on the same machine (running OS X < 10.7), so I'm looking more how to manage this environment. Rather: is it possible to enter some shell command ...
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Xcode 4.1 does not show any recent projects

I would like to ask you what is wrong with my Xcode 4.1. Every time I launch it, it show me that there are "No recents" nevertheless the fact that I have created lots of projects. P.S.: defaults ...
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How can I find the intersection of two lists in AppleScript?

Let's say I have two lists in AppleScript: set listA to {"red", "green", "blue"} set listB to {"green", "blue"} I'd like to create a third list that has only the items present in both lists: set ...
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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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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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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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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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Will an iPod touch suffice for testing iOS apps?

I am buying a testing device for iPhone apps. I cannot afford an iPhone 4 so I am thinking to buy an iPod touch. Can I use an iPod touch for testing iPhone apps? What will be impossible to test on an ...
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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 ...