WARNING: Almost all questions about development or app distribution are off topic here. See the FAQs for details. Xcode is Apple's official software development environment for Mac OS X and iOS

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
26 views

Creating Project Templates in XCode?

I might be using the wrong words when searching but can't seem to find anything on this. I want to be able to create a project template, i.e a starting point for some new projects. One Example would ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Xcode, change background color of selection

Like text editing apps, i would like to change background color of some selection in Xcode editor. Is this possible?
0
votes
1answer
49 views

git not works after update to El Capitan

I have just updated my OS X to El Capitan. In previous version I have git installed with Xcode (as it was recommended settings). After updating I could not use git. git command shows. xcrun: error: ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

when use XCode7.2.1 open an project can't apply color theme in editor

You can see the screen short. there's always shows an internal error occurred. and the text font in editor just become to white. I have remove the XCode7.2.1 in application folder, and download it ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Creating a project inside XCode

In fact I want to port my wxWidgets-based application over to Mac using OS X 10.8 and Xcode 5. My application at this point will consist of the main executable and couple of dylib's. So, after ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How to use Xcode to edit non-xcode project code

I have a code repository written in C++ from github, and I created an empty project with xcode locally and added all the source code files to the project. But what's annoying me is that xcode ...
1
vote
3answers
129 views

How to recover from deleting Xcode CoreSimulator devices from disk?

By mistake I deleted ~/Library/Developer/CoreSimulator/Devices from my Mac so all my Xcode simulators were deleted. Now none of my Xcode projects run. When I try to, an alert shows that no simulator ...
2
votes
1answer
71 views

Why does the highlighted text color in XCode's Project Navigator sometimes switch to white with a blue shadow?

Normally a selected item in XCode's Project Navigator is indicated by a blue bar behind the item. However, sometimes for no apparent reason this changes to white text with a kind of very light blue ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

Can I delete Xcode?

I'm a php developer, usually with the laravel framework. I want to get rid of Xcode because I'm tired of dedicating 9 gigabytes of storage to an application that I don't use at all. I seem to ...
0
votes
0answers
389 views

Archive Upload Failed due to error -22421

I was going to upload an app to iTunes Store, everything was going perfect, app validation test is also successfully completed, but when I tried to submit my app it gives an error. Here a screenshot ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

How can get an applescript to add itself to the open at login menu automatically

In El Capitan how can I get an applescript to make itself open at login? Such as adding it to the login items automatically? I want to be able to send people the applescript and the first time they ...
3
votes
1answer
195 views

What's the relationship between homebrew and xcode command line tools?

Are they the same thing? I was reading the "homebrew-php" github page, and it mentions about xcode and its command line tools. My understanding about homebrew is it is a package manager like npm, ...
3
votes
0answers
24 views

Monitoring directory in finderSync extension failed to work

I have developed a cocoa application with a finderSync extension through which a newly created directory is monitored. Sometimes it works fine but sometimes when I activate the Drive and Dropbox ...
1
vote
0answers
182 views

“Install additional required components” is keep returning in Xcode

So dialog Install additional required components is reappear several times. I didn't notice regular period of time when this question appear but it's keep reappear when I want to launch Xcode. ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Why does my Mac with Xcode get so slow? [closed]

When I downloaded/Installed Xcode and worked with it, everything was normal like any other program. But Xcode gets slower and slower over time the more things I write in it. This happens 'only' in ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Does anyone have any comparisons between identical Xcode projects on MBP and MBAs (latest models)?

It's the usual story of, 'Can I effectively code/build/simulate iOS apps on a MacBook Air rather than a MacBook Pro?' I'm after actual comparative measurements. The more data the better; compilation ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Xcode 6 editor syntax highlighting - bold/italic font not displayed correctly

In Xcode, I have a theme which uses bold and/or italic typeface (mainly in Menlo family) for certain types of tokens. With keywords, there is no problem, keywords are displayed correctly as ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

IOS development on Mac mini mid 2011

I'm about to dive into iOs programming, which is a whole new area for me. One of my friend said he's gonna sell his mac mini mid 2011 device, which is a little hardware upgraded. My question is, can ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

XCode Problem - Couldn't load settings from contents.xcplayground

I recently moved a few playground files from my documents folder to iCloud Drive. Then I noticed they all the files have been duplicated and non can be opened. I moved them back to the original ...
3
votes
0answers
177 views

Accept Xcode 7.3 license

I want to install a C/C++ compiler for Matlab R2015b. I am running OSX El Capitan 10.11.3. I installed the newest version of Xcode (Xcode Version 7.3 beta 3). According to MathWorks, Xcode 7.x ...
0
votes
0answers
86 views

C++ linux remote development from xcode

I want to develop C++ application for linux in latest Xcode by connecting to linux machine through SSH. http://ricardo-dias.com/2012/01/08/developing-for-linux-under-os-x-in-xcode/ is the only source ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

Why is the Xcode 7 download size different with the app store and a .dmg download?

I was recently trying to download Xcode 7 for my MacBook Pro, and I noticed that when I downloaded it as a .dmg file in my browser it said the file size had a size of 4.8 GB, but when I downloaded it ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

download Xcode 4.6.3 from developer.apple.com/downloads/: 3 tries fail

Trying to download Xcode 4.6.3.dmg from https://developer.apple.com/downloads/ (with my Apple ID) to my iMac running OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3, I get "failed" 3 times in a row at exactly the same ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

My Xcode 7.2 Version is not installing

I am trying to download the Xcode 7.2.1 Version, but it just keeps saying installing on my computer, and nothing is happening. What do I do?
2
votes
1answer
343 views

How to compile an app on Xcode without developer account

as you know from Xcode 7 and onwards it's possible to compile an app for your device. Yesterday I tried to compile Kodi on Xcode 7. It says it's possible to compile with Xcode 7 without any ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

How to publish iOS App to App Store in multiple Brand in xcode?

I have to publish an app for different brands, the same version the only thing that change is the in-app Theme Colors, Launch Icon, Splash screen and in-app menu Brand Logo. I want to have 5 app in ...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

Xcode 7.2 support 3D Touch in Simulator?

I've been out of the country for a while and trying to get caught up with everything. I didn't see it anywhere thought I'd ask here before I went to the dev forums. When I left the simulator didn't ...
1
vote
2answers
81 views

What is the MacOSX.sdk file? Where do I find it?

I am trying to do a build of Cyanogenmod, that outputs the error: Can not find SDK at /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX.sdk However, the /Developer/SDKs directory does not even exist. I know that most of the ...
3
votes
1answer
44 views

App Expose, show XCode project name

Few versions of OSX ago, the project name was shown under the XCode window, when app expose was used... now just the open file name is shown, which totally useless I cannot navigate to my open ...
0
votes
1answer
352 views

Does Xcode require El Capitan to run?

I am planning to buy a Mac Mini and would like to know the minimum requirements to run Xcode 7. I didn't find clear information on this topic.
1
vote
0answers
23 views

How to purge all Xcode temporary data?

Is there a tool or method to purge all unnecessary Xcode temporary data? Xcode seems to be creating files each time you build an app or run it with the simulator. I'm not sure what I can delete ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Is there an option to inspect live variable data like in Visual studio? [closed]

When I set break points in Visual Studio, I can inspect variables to see what they are set too: int's, string's, array's, etc.. Is there an option similar in XCode to help with debugging?
0
votes
0answers
56 views

XCode 5.1.1 crashes 10.9.5 Mavericks on Run (Mac project)

The project is a mere C++ command line application - writes a file, nothing fancy. But if I set just one breakpoint this crash happens, and sometimes even without one. Until recently I was using ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to uninstall an app installed in iOS simulator from command line?

I'm looking for a way to uninstall an app from iOS simulator which doesn't require an interaction with the emulator. In fact I'd find more handy to do the equivalent as Android adb uninstall ... ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Provisioning Profiles are not being deleted

When I remove the provisioning profiles from my iPhone using XCode 7.2, they always reappear whenever I reconnect my device. This is where I'm viewing and deleting it: (the image is merely ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Downloading Xcode Purchase page to try again error

The problem first started while trying to update Xcode, it gets about three quarter through the update and then displays the error 'purchase page to try again'. I updated from Yosemite to El Capitan ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Text not showing up in Xcode source editor

I am trying to work on a project in Xcode and for some reason, in all of the source files, the code text down not appear. It is just a blank screen in the "Standard Editor." Yet when run, it runs ...
1
vote
0answers
114 views

XCode problems - freeze and high memory usage

I had a problem with XCode - during debug session on device randomly see freeze and in Activity Monitor I see that XCode uses a lots of memory (over the physical RAM installed in MBP). I'm sending ...
0
votes
1answer
545 views

How do I build and install gcc5 in OS X 10.11 without Xcode?

Obviously installing gcc from source will require a compiler to build it; is it possible to install gcc without Xcode?
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Is the C compiler used in Xcode ANSI-compliant?

I need to build php from source but when I compile php and apache with xcode, Compiler logs some warnings about "deprecated" uses however I use latest tools. So I found out that apache recommends ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Problem installing xcode 4.6.2 on OS X 10.8.5

I need to install Xcode 4.6.2 on Mountain Lion 10.8.5. I got the dimg file from developer.apple.com, and ran it to install. This appeared to work, but when I click the icon in Finder, I get a dialog ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Xcode 4.6 hangs when loading

I'm new at this. I decided I wanted to build an iPhone app. I installed OS X 10.7.5 and Xcode 4.6.3 on a several-years-old macbook (2 GB memory) I double click on the Xcode icon in the Applications ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

In which Macbook Xcode run smoothly? [closed]

My primary goal to purchase new Macbook is to develop iPhone, iPad and Mac applications. I want to know in which Macbook xcode will run very smoothly ? I have two selection option Macbook air and ...
0
votes
0answers
106 views

Xcode 7.2 Slow/Hung Find and May Require Force Quit

Using Xcode 7.2 I often encounter difficulties using the Find function. Xcode will frequently become unresponsive (usually before I can type in the search string) for several seconds and a number of ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

Does anyone use Xcode Playgrounds on a Macbook 2015? [closed]

I'm interested in the MacBook 2015 form factor and wondered if anyone uses Xcode Playgrounds on one and how it handles it in terms of responsiveness, battery drain and screen size. I realise that ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

How to increment the font size of the Xcode UI?

I googled and saw only how to increment the editor font size (code size). But how do I enlarge the UI font size?
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Why code lines in Xcode 7.2 are cutting some times?

Sometimes, while using Xcode 7.2, when I scrolls up-down or when I select a code block or shrink the if/else block, my screen is seen as following image. Due to this problem, sometimes, I cannot ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

An error occurred when enrolling for the Apple Developer Program

I have an Apple ID, and I am able to access the Member Centre, and all other Apple related sites with my Apple ID. I would like to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual, in order for ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Macbook 12" Swift 2.0 Xcode 7 filenames in project font color

Macbook 12" Swift 2.0 Xcode 7 filenames in project font color My problem outside of being 1 week into learning Xcode and Swift after not coding software for 15 years, is that the file names in my ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

XCode update is not being reflected

I have downloaded the latest Xcode 7.2 from the App Store. But when I open Xcode, it still show the version as 6.4. I am running on OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. How do I use Xcode version 7 and ...