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Can someone suggest Apple MacBook for XCode app development [on hold]

I am a freelancer programmer and so far I have only worked on projects on Windows platform. I don't have much idea about Mac OS X hardware. I am not looking for a very high end configuration but ...
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Transparent icons for OS X in Xcode 6.1

does somebody knows how to create transparent icons for OS X in Xcode 6.1? I have made transparent PNG files, but once I put them into Xcode as part of the iconset all icons get a white background. ...
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Xcode 6 on Yosemite: Give me back my title bar!

On prior versions of OS X and Xcode I constantly used the title bar right-click to view the folder hierarchy of the Xcode project: right-click the title bar and open up the containing folder (or an ...
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Can't start xcode - stuck on installing state

I was tring to upgrade xcode because it didn't let me upload to apps to itune. now it's stuck in installing state (few hours) and doesn't start: Xcode is being updated Xcode can not be opened while ...
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What Icon Display Resolutions and Pixel Densities Should I Use?

I am designing an icon for use with an Xcode template and need to know what display-resolution and pixel-density settings I need to use for each of the PNG files I'm exporting from GIMP into my ...
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XCode 6.1 won't let me create a new project

I'm running xcode 6.1 on OSX Yosemite and I'm unable to create a new project, as you can see bellow it just says 'loading' (I've removed the product and org name for the purpose of this image). I have ...
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Xcode 6 and MacBookPro 2014 128 Gig with Yosemite - OVERHEATING and Long Load Time

I have a BRAND new Macbook Pro running Yosemite and xCode 6.1. EVERY TIME I try to open xCode it completely overheats my computer and takes 15 minutes to open xCode. I have no idea what is happening. ...
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How might I sign a preexisting app using my own certificate?

I've tried seeing if I can via the "codesign" command in terminal to override the signature but I never got it to work right. Anyone know how I might be able to sign the app with the certificate so I ...
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Alternate development environments to Xcode?

Are there any alternative Intergrated Development Environments (IDE) for Objective-C instead of Xcode? If so, are there any plug-ins for Eclipse for developing in Objective-C?
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Unable to update to xcode6

I had xcode 5.1.1 running on my Mac air. When I tried to update it to Xcode 6, it threw an error "This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later." I have tried uninstalling the older version, ...
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can we overlap status bar after skype call notification on status bar?

at the time of skype call coming my app move down little bit because skype notification status bar size increased. Does anyone know how I can avoid this?
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Is it possible to set up shortcuts in Xcode to jump to specific files?

Say I want to jump to my Storyboard file, or my Images.xcassets file. Is there a way to set up a keyboard shortcut to be able to jump to it?
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Skype impossible to quit: where is this problem coming from?

I'm running Skype version 6.15 on Lion, and very frequently after a communication I discover I can't quit it with ⌘+Q. Within this situation the menu file displays the entry Quit Skype greyed. Today ...
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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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Is it at all possible to open a 3rd party iPad app in a mac (xcode emulator, for example)

Someone asked me this - I think the answer is no for a number of reasons, but I wanted to confirm. Is there any way to open an iPad app on a mac desktop or laptop? For example I download a ...
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Will the MAS prompt me to keep my Xcode 5?

I have Xcode 5.11. If I try to install the newest (6.0) Xcode from the Mac App Store, will I be prompted to keep my current Xcode?
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Uninstalled XCode still paused in 'Purchases,' will not resume or delete

I was trying to re-install XCode, but have run into trouble. I first uninstalled it by deleting the .app file from the Finder, and then rebooted my machine. Upon returning to the App Store, I saw that ...
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Need to install minimum 10.9.4 for XCode, but running 2009 iMac with 2GB Ram, only option now is Yosemite

been given a iMac to configure for my new job. Its a 2009 20" iMac. I recently clean installed Mountain Lion, as I knew it was stable and I had a boot USB. I thought Mountain Lion would be enough ...
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Apache2 no longer working in Yosemite

After upgrading OSX to yosemite, my local apache2 server is no longer working. Running sudo apachectl restart does not give any error, however nothing is running on localhost:80, and nothing is ...
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Xcode file vs project

I am using Xcode to code a little program. I chose New->File, and made a new c file, named a3.c. I see that the code completion is not the same when coding a file versus a project. Why is this so? ...
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Installing a major Ruby implementation without XCode

A user is wanting to get started with Ruby (and Ruby on Rails), and they don't have XCode installed, and the current internet connection is rather weak. Are there any major implementations of Ruby ...
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Being asked to log into a different account to update Xcode?

I wanted to update Xcode 5 to Xcode 6, but the App Store said I had updates available for other accounts. I then uninstalled Xcode but now when I go to the App Store it still says Update rather than ...
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Xcode gives .DS_Store conflict error

Me and my partner are using Xcode's built-in git to edit code together. When I tried to pull a change, I am having .DS_Store files conflict. We are both working on the storyboard and adding images ...
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OS X Yosemite XCode update stuck on 'Waiting'

I recently downloaded Yosemite, and I'm trying to update my XCode. I hit 'Update' in the App Store, and but it's been stuck at 'Waiting' for the past 30 minutes. What can I do to fix this?
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Xcode not updated after updating through Mac App Store

I recently downloaded Xcode 6.1 from the Mac App Store and after downloading it, Xcode shows the version is still same as the old one (5.1). When I go to the Mac App Store and search for Xcode, it ...
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Why is uninstall-developer-folder complaining about $pkgutil_volume_basename?

When running /Developer/Library/uninstall-developer-folder under sudo, I get Use of uninitialized value $pkgutil_volume_basename in concatenation (.) or string at ...
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In Xcode, how can I utilize new UI APIs for Yosemite, but then revert to older ones for older OS'?

I have been looking all over the place and can't seem to find an answer. (I'm probably not using the correct terminology) I'm building a simple AppleScript ObjC program and I want to use the new UI ...
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XCode 6 on Yosemite crashing in fullscreen mode when build & running app on device

Xcode 6 on Yosemite crashes everytime when pressing Build&Run on Device. Current window disappears and Start screen appears. Anyone else experiencing this? UPDATE: As it seems Xcode is not ...
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Can Xcode installed from a dmg file to updated automatically

I wanted to install the latest Xcode 6.1 from here https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action#, because a lot of things cannot compile with Xcode 6.0.1 on Yosemite. However, I want to know ...
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I'm getting a connection timed out error with SVN after installing OS X Yosemite

Yesterday I updated OS X to Yosemite from Mavericks. Today, any time I try to execute commands in SVN (no matter which client I use, including command-line), I get the following error: svn: E175012: ...
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What is the relationship between Xcode and Xcode command line tools

When I install Xcode from App Store, I can compile programs in Xcode as well as command line too. Several command line utilities like clang, make and git all become available when Xcode.app is ...
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Cannot update to XCode 6.0.1

When I press update or update all buttons in app store on my OS X it shows a loading animation and does nothing. Before this it was asking for more space. I have freed a space and now it is 8.88Gb ...
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What are the most convenient keyboard/keyboard layout for programming?

I do a bit of Objective-C, Matlab and Python, and start to get tired of the keyboard I use (AZERTY). It is far from being optimal as one need to press ALT+SHIFT+( to get [ for example. I think of ...
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How can I download Swift?

I've been trying to get my hands on Swift, but I can't seem to find it. Is it released yet? If not, when will it be released?
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Xcode won't recognize my jailbroken iPhone even though I have a provisioning profile

I have a paid developer account with Apple and my phone has a valid provisioning profile installed on it. I jailbroke my iPhone because in iOS 7 there is no 3G toggle switch; without the toggle my ...
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Xcode Beta “Verifying Xcode.app”

I just installed Xcode beta, and when trying to open it, it stays on "Verifying Xcode.app" and does not proceed. Why is that? I have the latest OS X mavericks.
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Swift on Xcode 6

I'm trying to use Swift on Xcode 6 for an OS X application, but it defaults the language to Objective-C and won't let me switch it to Swift. I can use Swift for iOS but not OS X. I have the latest ...
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performSegueWithIdentifier is not performing in swift [closed]

I am learning swift through the Udemy course. In a section they have shown the coding for performing segue. i tried the same, but its not changing, I tried printing a phrase "page changed" at the same ...
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Is there a way to show the iPhone skin with the lastest iOS 8 Simulator?

Previous versions of the iOS Simulator (7 and below) would also show the iPhone skin, which made for better demos: Is there a way to do this with the iOS 8 Simulator? This isn't as compelling:
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Can I use Xcode to run previously purchased apps?

So I bought an app from the app store and I'd like to run it in Xcode. I know you can hook up your Apple ID to Xcode but I wasn't sure if you can then download previously purchased apps and run them. ...
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xcode 5.1 app is not running on xcode 6.0 Cocoa Pods issue

I have created the projects on xcode 5.1 and using cocapods for external Libraries. Now I changed my Mac and using xcode 6.0.1 but I'm facing issues now it's says all the libraries which I installed ...
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To install applications in Developer view of iPad

I would like to install Amazon's Kindle application to my virtual iPad on my Macbook Air's Xcode. However, the developer view is very limited. I can only connect iCloud which shares some details ...
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Xcode 6.0.1 CTRL-Drag from view to source code not working

I'm following a tutorial and when I CTRL-drag from the view to the source code in Xcode nothing happens. I get the blue line but when I drop it in the source code I don't get the menu where I can ...
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How to switch between output window and code editor in Xcode

I tried google'ing around and I could not find the shortcut that can send me to the "output window(if that's what it's called)" after telling my program to compile and run. Also, how would I switch ...
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Update a software that has been downloaded with an apple ID associated with a deleted email address

I am trying to update XCode. When I go on the AppStore and try to update XCode I receive the following message: You have updates available for other accounts Sign in to ...
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Remove old Apple ID Account

When trying to update apps on the Apple Store I still get the account of someone who was using the computer before me: How do I change that, it's the only place where I can't use my Apple ID ...
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OS X mavericks update issue

am trying to update my iMac 21.5 inch mid 2010 from os x mavericks 10.9.1 to 10.9.5 to work on Xcode 6 but it always fail and give me the alert message OS X Update could not be verified . It may have ...
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TimeMachine Keychain backup

Does timemachine backup all keychain access keys for xcode security? Or does that need to me configured to work correctly? We want to back up a IOS App build machine.
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How to disable 3D acceleration on the Mac Book Air?

I have a Mac Book Air 2010 with an NVidia GeForce 320M chip. When I use Xcode 6 in the View Debugging tool (a 3D interface that allows debugging the view hierarchy of an app), the computer crashes ...
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cannot install iOS 7.1 simulator for Xcode 6 (weird file mounting error)

I have XCode 5.1 working without problems with iOS 7.1 simulators until yesterday when I upgraded to Xcode 6, the installation was completed successfully, but whenever I try to download and install ...