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Type backslash more easily on Japanese wireless keyboard

In order to write \ on a Japanese wireless keyboard we have to use alt+¥. Very very inconvenient actually. Especially with Swift, the use of \ will sky rocket... Alt is bottom left, right of caps, and ...
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Why is Xcode 6 Beta download so slow? [closed]

I'm in the process of downloading the Xcode 6 beta, and it's downloading painfully slowly, <10kb/s, and as of now is forecasting that it'll take 2 days, 20 hours, and 55 minutes and climbing. Is ...
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What does Swift mean for people learning iOS development for the first time [closed]

I quit my job to pursue programming full time and I was planning to take an ios app development course at a college near me that teaches iphone & ipad dev using Objective C. Now that Swift has ...
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Where can I download Xcode 6 Beta?

I want to start using Swift the new Apple programming language and I am a registered developer, yet am struggling to download Xcode 6 beta. Where can I download XCode 6?
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Can I download xcode 6 without dev account? [closed]

I don't want to download iOS 8 or so, but I want to start learning Swift without paying 100$. So, is there a way to download xcode 6?
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Can I code using Swift on Mavericks?

Is is possible to code using Swift on OS X Mavericks? I found the manual on iBooks but that's as far as I can get right now.
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Apple's FileMerge.app: How do select “actions->neither” with keyboard shortcut?

You press Arrow left/right to select left/right from the actions menu How do you select neither from the actions menu using the keyboard?
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Why it shows "You are opening the application 'Xcode' for the first time?

I am running XCode v.5.1 in my Mountain Lion, I don't know why, but I'm getting this message after a successful start of Mac computer. I was already using this version of XCode before and now ...
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How run a .py (python?)-script in Xcode?

Hi I got the complete code, but I don't know how to run the script. The script is some plot of a function, can one run the script so that the plot is shown in xcode?
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OS X Server 3.0 (Mavericks) Wiki / WebSites / Xcode

I have a domain name registered called mydomain.com. I have a static IP address from my ISP. I set the dns information on GoDaddy for my domain as follows to point to my ISP: mydomain.com A record ...
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Folders disappeared after I did something

I was playing with the class templates for Xcode, and came down to this git and try to make my own from it as this is 2years old. And when I used this template, it never asked me for any details and ...
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How to resolve app uninstall without adhoc

When I installed the app with help of this link onto my device but this procedure has problems under iOS 7 which i have reported to apple but i'm wondering if someone knows of a fix in the mean time? ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 showing highlighted icons surprisingly

In my updated xcode 5.1.1, i see this kind of highlighted icon with border randomly. Is there any significance of this? Have any one experienced same?
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Automating iOS Build [closed]

(Sort of a long post, I'm trying to be thorough with what I did and why I am confused) I am tasked with automating our builds for our iOS app. The process that is actually involved is taking a .app ...
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Xcode file disabled/deleted

My computers hard drive is full, and while I edited a .h file in xcode it said it can't be autosaved (obviously), but then the file name in the navigation area turned red and I wasn't able to get into ...
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Putting iPhone passcode into Xcode, so I wouldn't need to unlock my iPhone for every build?

Is there a way that I could put my iPhone lock code into Xcode, so I wouldn't need to unlock my iPhone for every build? It gets really frustrating that I need to physically unlock my iPhone before ...
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switch back to clang after installing gcc through Macports on Mavericks

After I installed Macports (and after that I have installed several versions of gcc through Macports), whenever I type gcc, one of those gcc installed through Macports will be invoked. Before I ...
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How to enable autocomplete for SpriteKit in XCode 5.1.1?

I am playing around with SpriteKit framework in XCode 5.1.1 and there doesn't seem to be any autocomplete for properties. (zRotation, position etc..) I checked for new documentation and there doesn't ...
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How to update XCode with a different userid?

So i have been given a macbook by my employer which was used by previous developer for iOS development. Now Appstore is asking me to update XCode to new version and when I am trying to update , it ...
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Images look misplaced when mail has been sent using custom .mailstationery file

I have been making a custom mailstationery for my company, and everything went well until I had to edit the spots where placeholders were placed. I had to increase the gap between each image by a ...
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My macbook thinks .as files are zip files (and they won't open in XCode)

I've got some old .as files from a project I was working on on a different mac a long time ago. I was trying to open one of them just to try and remember something. But for some reason my mac thinks ...
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How to get XCode commandline tools for Leopard in 2014

It's been several years since Leopard, but today I found myself looking for the XCode commandline tools that would run on it. Specifically, version 3.1, as that is the last version that would run on ...
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QuickLook set app to display preview

Is it possible to set the app that displays the QuickLook preview in OS X? I'm developing iOS apps and I have Xcode installed, but when I open the QuickLook preview of a Source-Code file, the ...
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Quicklook stopped working with xcode's .m and .h file suddenly

A week ago, quicklook stopped working with .m and .h files. Instead, it's showing me a .m or .h thumbnail. I think that day a message box popped up and I didn't read it — I answered the question ...
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Erroneous “Installation Alert” upon installing XCode 3.2.6

I am on a clean Mac OS X 10.6.8 machine (I erased the hard drive and reinstalled the OS yesterday). I do have to re-download a few apps, and XCode happened to be one of the first. I completed the ...
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Cannot seem to download command line tools

I'm trying to download and install Command Line Tools for my Mac through Xcode, but it is not in the downloads section like youtube videos tell me to go. So, I manually download it and install it, and ...
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What is raid-ac protocol on port 2012

Yesterday I made OS X Server, on Mac Mini, for Xcode Continuous Integration. Today, by scanning my local network, I see that this Mac Mini is having port 2012 open with this raid-ac. I googled but ...
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Xcode 5.1 won't launch — “being updated” — but already installed

trying to launch Xcode 5.1 and keep getting "Xcode is being updated". It was updated last week and shows as installed. Screen shots to illustrate. Any ideas? I went to the developer portal, but it ...
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Xcode keyboard shortcut for scrolling down both cursor and line

How can I define a keyboard shortcut in Xcode to scroll down both the cursor and the line? In Xcode's key bindings terms, this would be equivalent to performing "Scroll Line Down (Scrolling)" ...
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Xcode Update SDK to 10.9

I ran the update for Mavericks as well as the Xcode 5.1 update (build 5B130a) and I can't find a way to update my OS X SDK from 10.8 to 10.9 (The only updates that show up are iOS SDK 6.1 and the ...
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What should my performance expectations be for development from a mid 2009 MacBook Pro?

I am going to be writing some iOS applications. To do so I am borrowing a 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Mid 2009 MacBook Pro (MacBook Pro5,5). Currently the machine has only 1 GB of memory, but I intend ...
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OS X codesigning certificate expriry

We use Apple code signing certificates to sign apps so that users can know we made the app. What happens to the users when our certificate expires? Does it mean that app will now appear untrusted or ...
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Test iPhone Apps in Xcode 5 on a jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6?

How would I go about testing iPhone apps made in Xcode 5.0.2 on my jailbroken iPhone 5S 7.0.6? I read a tutorial on how to do it with Xcode 4.x, but it doesn't seem to apply anymore for Xcode 5.x. ...
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How to install Xcode's downloads (documentation) on a system with two drives?

I have an SSD where I have Mavericks 10.9.2 installed. On another drive I have my user folder. In the SSD's Users folder, I have a link (alias) to the location of the user folder thats in the other ...
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Xcode console : location simulation button is gone?

Not really a dev problem some I'm posting here : On XCode there is a button above the console to simulate a location on the simulator. For a curious reason this button is missing on my Xcode (I just ...
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Can an app tottaly control the Ringtones of phone calls?

Is it possible to build an app that controls the ringtones of phone calls in iPhone, like, which one to play, for how long, how loud, etc?
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How do I Install the xcode command line tools without the confirmation and license prompt? [duplicate]

I ended up answering this myself but I figured I'd throw it up here to document it. xcode-select --install asks if you are sure you want to install the script, then it prompts you to accept a license ...
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Why do I have to install CLT when Xcode is installed?

On a fresh Mavericks, I installed Xcode via the App store (accepted license agreement and enabled developer mode). After that, Command Line Tools (CLT) are found (checked via xcode-select -p). ...
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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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Is it required to use XCode v5 to host an IOS Mobile App in itunesconnect.com?

Is it required to use XCode v5 to host an IOS Mobile App in itunesconnect.com? let us know what's the minimum required XCode Version to use? Thanks.
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“xcode-select --install” versus retrieving the dmg from Apple's developer website

I would to ask a question closely related to already existing posts (How to install command line tools without error that is not currently available on Software Update server? and ...
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What is more predominant, PyObjC or PlistBuddy?

I'm writing a script that will update an Xcode project's Info.plist. This script will be distributed to clients. In order to do this, I'd like to know what tools are more appropriate if I need to ...
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Local copy of Xcode (Lion)

I have old macbooks with Lion. Because these are testing machines for different tasks, many reinstallations happens. Downloading the Xcode from the AppStore every time (2.5GB) is slow. Further ...
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minimum MacBook and specs required for iOS development

I have this early 2008 MacBook 13" which only is upgradeable to 10.7.5. I checked on the app store and it says Xcode requires OSX version 10.8.4 Mountain Lion and later. Although this page from Apple ...
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XCode commits/pushes code to GitHub but stays hooked on commit sheet

When I commit/push my code to GitHub through the XCode interface everything works fine. (Code is committed/pushed) but XCode doesn't seem to get that and wait for somethings. I have to cancel the ...
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Why XCode needs to be stopped to update iTunes ?

I'm wondering everytime iTunes has an update : Why XCode needs to be stopped to update iTunes ? Is it some kind of shared component ?
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Xcode can't connect to OS X server

I have an OS X server configured to run Xcode "bots". I can't get Xcode to connect to the server with a user account. It recognizes the server, and the server appears in my "servers" list under ...
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Allow running applications created by guest

I try to figure out, how to allow guest to run applications that was created by him. First thing, I disallow all applications except Xcode in Parental Controls and I was hoping that there will be no ...
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Problem installing Xcode 5 - how to [duplicate]

I am not mac user for long and I am having some issues. Help would be appreciated. You probably know Xcode 5 which is free. I found it in Appstore - clicked Install. But Appstore asked me to login. I ...
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My MacBook Pro (2011) is saying there are no software updates, however there should be.

My MacBook Pro (2011) is not up to date, however there are no software updates showing. I know it is not up to date because when I try downloading Xcode it says Xcode can's be installed on Macintosh ...