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What's the deal with Xcode's price?

So... prior to Xcode 4, Xcode was always free. Then 4.0 cost $5 for non-developers. Now 4.1 is free. I'm just a little confused with this situation. 4.1 is Lion only (no SL support). Is 4.1 free and ...
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What are the consequences of jailbreaking an iOS device as a Developer?

What would be the consequences of Jailbreaking my iOS device as a developer? What are some of the benefits, and what are some of the issues with Jailbreaking as a developer? How would this effect ...
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Is there a way to export syntax color settings from one Xcode installation to a new one?

I have installed a new XCode 4 on a machine and I'd like to copy/paste the syntax coloring settings from the first one to the new one. How may I do this ?
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Tools for presentations with Xcode

Have you got any tools you use for presentations with Xcode? I'm preparing for some live 'showdowns'. Anything is welcome - mouse pointer enhancers, fast typing with snippets, etc.
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How to tell PackageMaker to Execute a bash script after installation

I'm creating a new Installer using PackageMaker. I need to run a bash script after the installation is complete. In the "Contents" column I have a folder, which is the folder I want to be installed ...
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Disk Space requirement for Xcode on a Solid State Drive (SSD)

I have a question on the storage requirement for running Xcode and working on Application development. I am planning on upgrading my Macbook Hard disk to a Solid State Drive (SSD) for an increase in ...
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How to uninstall an uninstalled app from the App Store?

I tried to install Xcode from the App Store. While it was being downloaded, a network problem occurred so the installation didn't complete. However, in the App Store, it appears marked as installed (...
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How do I uninstall Xcode?

I now have two versions of Xcode installed: Xcode 4 - installed in /Developer (bought from Mac App Store) Xcode 3 - installed in /Developer-old (I believe it was installed from the second disc ...
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How can I break a persistent association between .xcodeproj files and Xcode 4.2 beta?

I've got Xcode 4.0.2 installed in /Developer, and the Xcode 4.2 beta in /XcodeBeta. My problem is that the .xcodeproj file type is now associated with Xcode 4.2 and I can't change it to Xcode 4.0.2. ...
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Xcode problem with directory permissions

I'm trying XCode4. I created a new project, told XCode to put in my ~/develop/ directory, but then I immediately get asked: “Test project” is locked for editing and you may not be able to save ...
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XCode 4 - slow performance [closed]

I have an issue with XCode 4 which is responding very slowly to user interactions (e.g. editing code, scrolling areas). This particularly happens with larger scale projects with many controllers/view, ...
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How Do I Run Xcode

I just downloaded and installed Xcode on my MacBook Pro, but I don't see it under Applications or Utilities. I also don't see a shortcut at the bottom. How do I run it?
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Is there a “Focus Editor” shortcut key in Xcode 4?

Cmd-1..n are handy for changing and focusing the different navigator tabs so I don't have to take my fingers off the keyboard, but is there a shortcut for giving the focus back to the editor after ...
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Minimal Xcode installation without iOS SDK

I am in the progress of switching my MBP to run off an SSD, so I’ve been looking of ways to save harddisk space. Xcode with the iOS SDK weighs around 10GB, and since I don’t really use the iOS SDK for ...
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xcode 4 download not completing properly

Yesterday I started downloading Xcode 4 to my iMac. It's a very large file, around 4 GB. The next day I found that only 2 GB of it is downloaded and the download had stopped. Before leaving my ...
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What is the minimum hardware needed to run Xcode 4?

I understand from the Apple developer site that Xcode 4 requires an Intel Mac running Snow Leopard, but I can't see any advice on hardware spec (other than Intel). I imagine it could run on an old ...
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Macbook Ram Speed Question (1033 or 1333 MHZ)

I have two 4GB modules of ram for a Macbook Pro (1033MHZ). I have a new Macbook pro that came with two 2GB modules (1333MHZ) Would it be best if I left the 4GB faster ram in? Or would it really be ...
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OS X keeps crashing while compiling

I have a fresh install of Snow Leopard on a 32bit Core Duo. Ever since I installed Snow Leopard, I have random crashes when compiling: i.e. - during brew install imagemagick. While brew installed ...
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using gcc, g++ outside of xcode on mac

I'd like to spend some time aside from the IDE for a bit and use command line gcc, g++ compilers. When i use my terminal, they however, can't be found. How can i install them? I honestly am ...
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Getting syntax highlighting for Go working with Xcode 3 or 4

Copied the syntax description files for Xcode included in the Go distribution as described here. However it still does not work in either Xcode 3 or 4. Has anyone gotten Go syntax highlighting to work ...
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How do I install the 3.0 iPhone simulator on Xcode 4?

I want to install the 3.0 iPhone simulator on my Xcode 4.0.2 installation. Is there a way to do this? I want to test my app against 3.0 to make sure it runs correctly (due to some changes in ...
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Vim mappings / plugin for Xcode

I'm a developer who mostly does web stuff in Ruby and C#, and I'd like to start tinkering with iOS and Mac development. Over the last few month I've been trying to get fluent in one set of key ...
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Cocoa app to publish podcasts vs Mobile friendly site

I'm not sure of the legal implications of what I am trying to do, but here it goes. There is a radio show that I love listening to. It comes on everyday and the podcasts are uploaded to a website so ...
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How to install g++ or c++ without paying for xcode?

I need to install node.js on my new Mac and it requires having c++ or g++ compiler installed. How do I get one without paying for xcode?
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Messages issued by syslog not showing up in system logs

I'm having some trouble with <syslog.h> in 10.5. I'm writing a small fork based server for class and I want to use syslog() to print a bunch of debug info. However, I can't find any of the ...
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Xcode not letting me open a specific project

When i try to open a specific project in xcode (i can open my other projects just not the most important one) i get this error I have gone in "Get Info" and made sure my account had complete ...
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How to copy paste Xcode warnings?

Is there a way to copy paste the content of this warnings in Xcode ?
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Cannot open Xcode on new computer

I bought a new macbook pro (13 inch with 500GB) and it came in yesterday (April 28th, 2011). I tried downloading Xcode and was able to download it onto my computer. However when I try to and open it,...
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X11 and Open Motif libraries

I'm trying to install a quite old Fortran code requiring xorg and OpenMotif libraries. Here is part of the install script where the code is checking for these libraries: echo -n "Esistono le ...
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Snow Fresh Install on Core Duo

Have an older MacBook Pro Core Duo (not Core 2 Duo), 2Ghz (32Bit), 2GB RAM, 250GB HD, ATI Radeon x1600 with 256MB RAM. Did clean install of Snow. During install created new partition to remove ...
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How do I switch between corresponding .h or .c/.m files in Xcode 4?

In Xcode 3 I could click a button in the top-right corner of the code editor to switch between header and implementation (.c or .m) files. Now in Xcode 4 there is no button like this around the editor....
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A better configuration to do development?

currently I have a mac mini: Hardware Overview : Model Name: Mac mini Model Identifier: Macmini2,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 1,83 GHz Number Of Processor: ...
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Xcode and Apple Software Update

Some of my coworkers receive updates to Xcode through the regular software update mechanism in OSX. I however have always had to manually download it from Apple and install it myself. What's the ...
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Is it possible to run both Xcode 3 and 4 side-by-side on the same machine?

As the title says, can I have both versions of Xcode installed on the same machine?
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How do I get Xcode 4 to NOT clear the log between runs?

In Xcode 3, the console only cleared when you specifically asked it to. This was nice to quickly compare log output between runs. In Xcode 4, the log clears between every run, and I'm looking for the ...
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What is the md5/sha1 checksum for Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS 4.3 SDK final?

I downloaded the iOS SDK file xcode_3.2.6_and_ios_sdk_4.3__final.dmg from the Apple developer site but I'm not sure about its integrity. Could anyone provide me the md5 or sha1 checksum for it?
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Is it safe to remove the “Install Xcode” application after installation?

Is it safe to remove the Xcode 4 installation program from my Applications folder after I installed Xcode? If there is a free update, will I still get it, or do I have to buy it again? The installer ...
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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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Reinstall Xcode?

I need to reinstall Xcode. It seems that some of the installation did not work correctly and so I need to completely reinstall it. Xcode is a pretty hefty piece of kit and so I was wondering how you ...
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Where is the Xcode installer located?

When I browse the Mac App Store, the buy button of the Xcode app is shown as "installed" so that I can't buy it. But I can't find it in my Applications folder either. How can I locate the app? Or how ...
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Does Xcode 4 run “stable” on OS X 10.7 DP?

and will Apple accept software built in this environment for iTunes AppStore and Mac AppStore?
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Easy way to get gcc and make in OSX

I want to install a few CPAN modules in OSX. It filed since the module I want requires make and gcc to be installed. A quick google on the subject tells me that I need to install "Apple developer ...
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Differences between Snow Leopard Server and Desktop?

I have a friend who is wanting to get a Mac Mini to do iPad development. He says the server version is cheaper than the desktop version. I've only ever used the desktop version. Is there any reason ...
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What are some good resources for learning Dashcode?

What are some good resources for learning Dashcode? I've got plenty for XCode, but can neither find a good online Dashcode tutorial nor a book in stores. If anyone can help, please let me know. My ...
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Is it possible to add alternate SCM options in Xcode 3?

Is it possible to add additional SCM options in Xcode, specifically Mercurial? I know it is possible outside with Murky and others but I was hoping for a "inside Xcode" integration. If this is too ...