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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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Is it legal to use content from Apple developer site for internal training documents?

Apple developer site has lot of content for someone who is learning iOS/Mac Development. Is it legal to use that content to prepare a training document for freshers in our company to help them learn ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Install COBOL on OSX Lion

Is there any way to install COBOL on OSX Lion? I tried installing OpenCobol 1.1 for Mac http://www.opencobol.org/ using fink using these command fink install open-cobol-1.0-1. Everything is installed ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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ASM for Mac OS X

I've been very interested in learning ASM for a long time now and finally decided to get to it. The problem is I have a MacBook and most of the books teach you based on DOS/Linux or MIPS. Do you have ...
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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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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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How can I transfer my application to IPad

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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Codebox, or another code library manager?

Since I have Papers for all my documents, iTunes for my music/videos I'm only missing a good "code library manager/snippet manager" for all my pieces of code (especially for small projects or test ...
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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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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 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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Are the app store review guidelines under NDA?

To access the app store review guidelines you need to sign in: https://developer.apple.com/appstore/resources/approval/guidelines.html Does that mean they are under NDA or it it ok to blog about a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change Snow Leopard Terminal window dependant on SSH Server

I can find it hard to differentiate between my dev and production server. I am using SSH to connect to the machines (both Ubuntu 10.04), and I was wondering whether there is a way to change the colour ...
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Can you customize the install of Xcode from the Mac App Store?

I'd prefer not to install the whole iOS SDK with Xcode, just the gcc toolchain for my own console applications and school work. I know for the old Xcode installs it was possible to customize the ...
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How to interact with programs when names read from a list

I have a script which checks for loads of applications if they are open, and closes them if yes, and opens them if not. Until now I had a simple: tell application "System Events" if exists (process ...
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How do you communicate to a Modbus device within an iPhone application?

I would like to be able to develop an iPhone application that can communicate with Modbus devices, but I'm not sure how to proceed. Has anyone had experience with this or are there existing libraries ...
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How to get tab completion for LaTeX in TextMate?

For instance, try; \begin{ite[tab] but you get nothing. How can you have tab completion for LaTeX in TextMate?
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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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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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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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selenium IDE 101 - how to visit any page

I've used the SeleniumIDE extensively on Linux (Ubuntu) a while ago, now I'm trying to get it working on a Mac (OSX v10.9) in the Firefox browser. I have it installed but it doesn't seem to be ...
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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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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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I can't get gcc to compile DevIL library

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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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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Why do editors such as BBEdit and Textmate have the option of ending your file in a newline (line break)? Why is that important?

Sorry about the n00b question but why is this an option? Is there any caveats to not ending a file with a line break?
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Can anyone confirm whether MacRuby framework shipped with Lion?

Somewhere I read that Apple wants to include macruby framework in OS X Lion. Did they include it?
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Scripting environment setup

When I start a session programming on my macbook pro, I have a bunch of apps I'd like open and ready: DevNull smtp java server (run from terminal with java -jar DevNull.jar) Terminal shell in the ...
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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 ...