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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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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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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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Using SVG for Icons & UI in native iOS Applications [closed]

Is it possible to use SVG files to display buttons and other UI Elements on native iOS applications? I'm thinking of a good way to update and future proof my icons and UI to fit the Retina display.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Application to get Magnetometer, Acceleration and Gyro data in one file?

I use iPhone for analysing trajectory, more here. I am trying to find an app that makes it easy to get Mag/Acc/Gyro data from the phone to let say dropbox. I have found apps that allow you to get only ...
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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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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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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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error: BerkeleyDB version incompatible with BDB/HDB backends [closed]

I've downloaded OpenLDAP sources from Apple Source for OSX 1.9. But I've the following error found in config.log when compiling using make: configure:27816: checking for db.h configure:27824: ...
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why is my signing option not available in xcode? [closed]

I have developed an app in xcode (5) but when I got to distribute it one of the first steps is to select a method of signing the app, however when I look at project | target | general | identity I ...
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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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Is it possible to develop Apps on a Jailbroken iPhone? [closed]

I have a Jailbroken iPhone, and I need to find ANY way that I can compile an .ipa file in any language but on an iPhone without the use of Macs. I have it Jailbroken. So far, I have installed Python ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do editors such as BBEdit and Textmate have the option of ending your file in a newline (line break)? Why is that important? [closed]

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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Monodevelop on OS X and Displaying UTF-8

Two Questions Does using Copy or paste cause monodevelop to crash, or is it just me? If you have Monodevelop installed, please can you test this, I fount that both shortcuts and from the menus cause ...
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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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It is required to have a mac to build iphone application or we can use VirtualBox to emulate the MAC OS X platform?

It is required to have a mac to build iphone application or we can use VirtualBox to emulate the MAC OS X platform and do the same task ? Is there any license restriction ? Thanks.
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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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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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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 ...