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Installing git on OSX 10.8 without Xcode

I'd like to setup my dev environment on my girlfriend's iMac, but she's not cool with me wasting 3GB of space, which is what Xcode takes up. She also doesn't want to/can't upgrade past 10.8 because ...
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Xcode6.4 highlighting syntax not working

I tried to use drag-and-drop to insert action into my code. But as long as I use assistant editor, the highlighting color eliminates. In addition, I cannot drop the action into the code. After I ...
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How do I change from English to my native language in Xcode?

My whole system is in my preferred language, except Xcode. There's no use Googling "Xcode change language" or even "xcode change language -iphone -IDL -parse -Python -app -localization ...
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As a new Swift/Xcode user, I want to setup a Playground to fetch the battery status of my macbook

As a new Swift/Xcode user, I want to setup a Playground to fetch the battery status of my macbook. I have already tried the following: import Cocoa import IOKit import Foundation var blob = ...
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Xcode 6.4 – crash on selecting project in sidebar

My Xcode is crashing hard whenever I click on any project within the workspace in the Project Navigator sidebar. I have attached a screenshot of the error I'm getting. Some notes: I use Xcode on ...
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How to see the content of a warning in XCode without using mouse?

Using XCode after vim is a bit hard with all the mouse click and drags. Is there a way to see the warning without clicking on it? Something like RubyMine does for you.
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Command Line Tools Difference?

Is there a difference between the command line tools that come with xcode and the ones installed with xcode-select? If I install xcode and then run xcode-select --install will the ones installed with ...
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Submitting Swift 2 apps before the release XCode 7 ?

Do you know if it's yet possible to submit some Swift 2 apps to Apple or will I need to wait for the official release of XCode 7 ?
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Default location for xcode projects

I have made two folder in my ~ directory namely Apple and C++. When ever I make a new project and playground and try to save the project. By default it shows me C++ folder as "save to" location. I ...
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Xcode/WatchKit - how do I run the regular app on iPad/other devices?

Could anyone please tell me, now that I have added a WatchKit target to my application, if it is possible to just run the main target on devices which don't support the watch (i.e. the original part ...
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Can applications compiled with an old version of Xcode run on newer iOS?

Can projects compiled in older versions of Xcode run properly (or at all) on newer version of iOS? For example, can a project compiled in Xcode 4.2 run on platforms with iOS 8. Is this possible?
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iOS: Silencing Device in xCode [migrated]

We were creating an app that requires us to silence the notifications and ringers of our device. When the app is being used it must silence the device, and when it is done it needs to restore the ...
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Need assistance with AppleScriptObjC conversion from AppleScript

I need to preface this with the statement that I am not a programmer, so I need to be talked down to. I have done what I described below using guides and lots of trial and error I have a functioning ...
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Can I have two source control on same laptop but different network?

sorry if it's a duplicate but I have this question. I am using Xcode 6.4 on Mac OS X 10.10.4. I am currently an obj-c developer and I am using my mac mini on both work and home. For the moment I ...
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Xcode storyboard vibration with the new Trackpad

When I drag views around in the storyboard, the trackpad vibrates every time the view snaps to something else. As a result, it vibrates all the time. Is this a normal behavior or is my trackpad ...
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Where are stored C “object” and “executable” files in Xcode?

Platform: OS X: Yosemite 10.10.4; Xcode: v6.4 (6E35b); MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). Fact: As C compiler and linker (upon standard) create .o and executable file(s) Questions: Where (please ...
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xcode 6.4 + OX X 10.10 Yosemite - Problem with all simulators

Anyone experiencing problems with Xcode 6.4 simulators? at first I though it was my fault and I was looking to find which part I messed up in my code, but when I go an actual device to test my project ...
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Can you download Xcode on iPhone?

Can you download Xcode on iPhone?
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Unable to update though App Store (OS X)

I've been unable to update any of my Apple applications through the App Store. Other applications update just fine. I noticed this when I tried to update Xcode yesterday. Upon clicking the update ...
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Disable Shutdown prompt or solve it that it won't show

Shen shutting down my computer, I see a prompt with information that another user is logged in and that this user could lose data when I shutdown computer: I am almost certain it's because I ...
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How to easily update Xcode from App Store when originally installed from developer site?

I need to update one of my machines to use the latest Xcode (it's my primary development machine so I've avoided updating it for a while, just in case of hiccups). I originally installed Xcode on ...
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Provisioning profiles invalid. Can I develop without requiring an iPhone?

I'm just trying to get my app distributed. I create provisioning profiles on the developer store but when I try to install them they just become invalid to Xcode. That feels like such a dumb question ...
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Xcode 7 beta 2 continuously crashing

My Xcode keeps crashing out of nowhere. It does so often that it is nearly impossible to work at all. I have been using Xcode 6 until now. Since it kept crashing, I just thought I would format ...
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How to change the hostname for the Xcode service on Mac Server

I needed to change the hostname of the server I have setup after I started the Xcode service. My server is currently named as follows... Except, to view the Xcode service I still need to enter the ...
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Saltstack RAET package issue

I was installed RAET on my system to deploy saltstack in my local environment, System Information, localhost:~ Apple$ sw_vers ProductName: Mac OS X ProductVersion: 10.8.5 BuildVersion: 12F45 ...
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Please restore the device to a version of the OS listed below

I'm getting the following message when tethering one of my iPads used for testing. Its telling me to "Please restore the device to a version of the OS listed below...", but it does not provide the ...
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Launch App on connected Device without Apple Developer Program

In the WWDC 2015 Keynote, Apple said that with the arrival of XCode 7 and Swift 2 it will no longer be necessary to pay the Apple Developer Program suscription to run our own iOS apps on our own ...
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Xcode crashing on launch

OS X Yosemite, v. 10.10.3; MacBook Pro Non-Retina Mid 2012; Xcode v. 6.3.2 I was developing as usual when this happened (had 5 projects open, one of them full-screen if this matters, but the project ...
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Xcode uses 600 MB–800 MB memory when idle

Xcode 5 is the only IDE I use for everything. It's best for debugging C++ programs. The only problem is that I have a MacBook Pro (Late 2012) and only 4 GB RAM. Xcode hogs all the memory all the time. ...
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Reopen Swift 2.0 migration tool in Xcode 7

I just opened a Swift project on the new Xcode 7. I didn't really look on what button I clicked and closed the migration tools without migrating anything. Any idea how I could reopen it?
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OSX10.11 El-Capitan Xcode6.3.2, Command + N New File, Xcode Crash [closed]

My Mac current version OSX10.11 El-Capitan. Xcode version 6.3.2. When create new file(Command + N) in Xcode project, Xcode crash immediately. In other cases, create new file successfully, but the ...
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not able to install m2crypto on mac

I was trying to install m2crypto on my mac behalf of saltstack implementation. system information localhost:~ Apple$ sw_vers ProductName: Mac OS X ProductVersion: 10.8.5 BuildVersion: 12F45 ...
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Possible to build an IPA file on Linux/Window?

Is it possible to build an IPA file with XCode on a non-Mac OS like Windows or (preferably) Linux and preferably without the use of a VM? If yes, what is required to do so? I did do a basic search ...
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How to let Xcode build apps and use playgrounds when parental control is enabled

I would like to know how to let Xcode build apps and use playgrounds when parental control is enabled. In fact app restriction is enabled, but even if Xcode is authorised it asks for authorisation ...
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Clean uninstall of AU Lab?

long long ago through updates or whatever apples AU Lab stopped working on my MacBook Pro. Every attempt to reinstall, even latest version didn't bring it back to live. Currently a new attempt is made ...
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Is there any limit testing iOS apps on devices without developer membership?

It is now possible to test iOS apps on your device without a developer membership thanks to Xcode 7. Is there any limit? (Like short-expiring signatures or max number of apps.)
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Would Xcode 7 and swift being open source make it easier to create jailbreaks?

From the WWDC that was on a few hours ago, it was shown that swift will be open source. This answer for a question (here) says that you no longer need to have a paid developers account to install ...
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How to open .dmg file or install XCode on Windows?

I am mostly windows developer and had to step into iDevelopmentWorld. Went to apple to get XCode, downloaded it, however file extension is .dmg. Windows does not recognize it as executable and throws ...
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Apple Bug Report (Apple's Response Time?)

I did a bug report because of this Xcode Situation ( Xcode.app gets scanned by socketfilterfw (OS X Firewall) at every launch ). I wonder about the time Apple usually needs to respond. Weeks, ...
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Free FORTRAN compiler - or one that does not have to be updated all the time

I have paid some good money to buy the "Intel Parallel Studio XE Composer Edition for Fortran OS X" - The problem is that, whenever the OS changes (i.e., from Lion to Mountain Lion to Mavericks to ...
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All jobs to Print Simulator printers fail

I just found the app Print Simulator and I decided to see what it was all about. On launch it created several virtual network printers and I proceeded to create a new OSX Printer, under Print & ...
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Retina Macbook Pro 15“ 2015 vs iMAC 21” 3.1 GHZ i7 256 SSD [closed]

I need to purchase a new Mac computer to start developing iOS apps using Xcode and Swift. It's my first time Mac ever so I'm confused. I know its kinda of portability choice between the 2 models but ...
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Xcode 6, Yosemite and iOS device with iOS6

I'm testing the app that is built using latest iOS8 SDK, but deployment target is set to iOS6 (it still has to run on iPod Touch 4th gen). I know that there is no iOS6 simulator available on Yosemite, ...
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Xcode.app gets scanned by socketfilterfw (OS X Firewall) at every launch

Situation: When I launch Xcode, socketfilterfw, OS X's application based firewall, starts using a lot of CPU. After some research I narrowed it down to this: socketfilterfw reads all the files in ...
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CMD + = shortcut on non standard USA keyboard (bluetooth)?

I need to execute a shortcut key of CMD + =, problem is that the = on my keyboard (non usa, european) it is obtained by pressing the Shift on the 0 (zero) ... So I tried doing CMD + Shift + 0 but ...
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Publishing app with iAd but no completed contract

Would it be possible to submit an app with iAd in it, without having your iAd contract completed? Since it would be like 7-14 days for Apple to review the app and publish it. Could I submit my app ...
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After Xcode update, simulator has wrong sizes

I just updated Xcode. When the simulator opens, the actual screen is bigger than the overall screen. Here is an image: I am not sure what's wrong. How can I fix this? I already tried changing the ...
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xcode odd behaiviour and bad rendering code

Recently I'm experiencing some odd behavior from xcode. It jump up and down on its own, it does not render codes correctly. Like this screenshot ↓ It's driving me crazy. Have this ever occurred to ...
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Instruments Not Able to Launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator Unless it is Pre-Selected Manually

My UI Tests running in Instruments not able to launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator unless the Device is manually selected. For Example, if I have 'iPad 2' as my current selected device, trying to launch ...
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Stop xcode opening file on startup

I cloned my hard drive onto an SSD using SuperDuper. Now when I boot using the SSD, xcode opens an obscure source code file living in /opt (always the same file). I've tried quitting xcode, restart ...