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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 ...
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XCode Keybindings not working with Dvorak

I type Programmer's Dvorak. I just started using XCode, and I decided to try to change the keybindings to be more Emacs-like. So, I set the keybinding to "Move Left" to ^B, pressed ^B, and...nothing ...
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Can I access data on Windows outside VMWare from within the OS X VM?

I am running OS X Mountain Lion on VMWare Workstation installed on Windows 7. How can I access my Xcode projects outside VMWare (i.e. from host)? I know I can do this by copying projects in the shared ...
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Purge command - Unable to purge disk buffers, error #-2?

When I attempt to run the purge command, I get the same error every time. [ERROR] <CPDevice.c:3816> Unable to create new counter client. [ERROR] <CPOSX.c:1172> Unable to get user ...
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Icons Within Apple Apps Disappearing in Mavericks

Recently (as in today) I noticed that Finder had some missing icons in the toolbar. I also noticed that Xcode 5 has some missing icons as well. I have included an image of the Finder issue here. I ...
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Cannot find FileMerge (opendiff tool) but I have xcode 4.6 installed

When I attempt to run FileMerge as a GUI for Opendiff, I receive an error: $ git mergetool -t opendiff Merging: Gemfile Gemfile.lock ... Normal merge conflict for 'Gemfile': {local}: modified file ...
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Changing path of Xcode Server

I'm running Xcode Server on my Mac Mini, and the HTTP port is open to the internet. I want to be able to host other content on port 80. Is there a way I can change the path where the Xcode Server ...
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Install Xcode in OS X Tiger 10.4.11

So I'm attempting to install Xcode on OS X Tiger on my iBook G4 (It was a gift.) I needed Xcode because I was trying to install MacPorts so that I could easily install software, namely git. However, ...
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App Store says app is “INSTALLING” but nothing happens

I upgraded an old MacBook Pro to Mavericks, and I am now trying to download Xcode. In App Store I searched for "xcode", found it, clicked "Install". It is now saying "INSTALLING", but nothing ...
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xcode 5.0.1 and 5.0.2 crashing when creating new project everytime

I recently installed OS Mavericks as Virtual Machine. Everything else is working fine. I got Xcode 5.0.1 ( and then tried Xcode 5.0.2) installed successfully. However, Xcode crashes everytime I ...
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OS X 10.9 crashes after Xcode 3 installation

I've tried to install Xcode 3.2 on my MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9, but during the installation (when it's almost finished) OS X had a kernel panic and keeps crashing immediately after login. Xcode 3 ...
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Is the /Developer directory still needed for Xcode in OS X Mavericks?

The new Xcode is .app and all the package contents are with it, inside the applications folder. Can I just delete /Developer?
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Installing ghostscript using MacPorts fails

I recently upgraded MacOSX to version 10.9. Before I did that, i uninstalled all macports-packages using: sudo port uninstall --follow-dependencies installed Now I'm running MacPorts 2.2.1 and ...
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To get extended views in XCode?

To install command-line tools for XCode requires running xcode-select --install This was not visible in the download tab of the software However, I have an intuition that those settings can be ...
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Xcode 5 upgraded , stuck at Xcode 4.6.3

I upgraded my Xcode 4.6.3 to Xcode 5 on app store but when the upgraded is finish and open my Xcode it is still Xcode 4.6.3, it should be Xcode 5? What is the problem here.
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How can I install .ipa file to my iPhone simulator?

I need to install .ipa file to my iPhone simulator. I tried to change the extension .ipa to .zip and extracted it. And I got the Payload folder and moved the application inside to my iPhone ...
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How can I compile and run C in Xcode?

Our teacher is teaching use some Data Structures algorithms that are being implemented in C. He uses Visual Studio in class, but I want to be able to run simple programs that we write on Xcode? I've ...
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Install Apache Module X-Sendfile

I wanted to install the Apache-Module X-Sendfile as shown in http://elivz.com/blog/single/mod_xsendfile/ on my Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) setup. After downloading and unpacking the files, I've used ...
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How to install command line tools without error that is not currently available on Software Update server?

I am using maverick, and have Xcode 5.0.2. I am trying to install command line tools using xcode-select --install, but I get message that is not currently available on Software Update server. What ...
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Could not build module [closed]

After Xcode update to v. 5.0.2 i can't build my app for iOS 6.0 target. I can build only for iOS 7.0 I get many errors: Could not build module CoreFoundation Could not build module Darwin Cyclic ...
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xcode iOS simulator launcher

I am trying to understand the ios-sim launcher for cordova projects https://github.com/phonegap/ios-sim/ The two points I am trying to understand are ... What is launching the simulator? Is it ...
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How to run iOS app on device without attaching device to Mac?

My client has an iPhone and iPad at his place and wants to check the app being created by us at our place. We are able to check the iOS app on our registered iPhone by attaching it to our Mac and ...
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Xcode and iOS SDK in iPad Air

I am a web developer looking to get started with apps for iPhone and iPad. I have only an iPad Air 16GB. Can I install Xcode 5 and iOS SDK in the iPad for testing, while I code using a Windows PC?
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Install Xcode on OS X 10.8.4

I'm a Windows user and don't know anything about Macs. Now I have to create a web app for iPhone (it just opens a website inside an app). I tried installing Xcode 5, but it's not compatible with OS X ...
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iOS development: GameCenter and In-App activated default

So I've created an application in XCode and I've tried to put it in the store. However, the options In-App purchases and GameCenter are activated and I cannot uncheck them. Why are these on? And why ...
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What hardware does Xcode storyboard performance depend on the most?

I'm considering upgrading my MacBook Air to a Pro in the interest of getting better performance out of Xcode development experience. Right now using Xcode 5 seems ok for writing code. However ...
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xcode-select --install not available on update server

I'm trying to install the new command line tools in OS X 10.9, and I get this weird error from Apple. Can't install the software because it is currently available from the Software Update server. ...
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What are alternative keyboard shortcuts for Mission Control if you use Xcode?

As listed in this question Xcode Keyboard Shortcuts Conflicted there are a lot of Mission Control shortcuts that interfere with Xcode and I was wondering what are some good alternative keyboard ...
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Homebrew warning: “No developer tools installed” even though Xcode is installed

After installing Homebrew the "brew doctor" command returns: Warning: No developer tools installed. You should install the Command Line Tools. Run `xcode-select --install` to install them. …and I ...
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How can I plug FileMerge into my Source Control App

I'd like to use FileMerge (Version 2.8) as Git and Perforce's Diff viewer, however whenever one of these apps tries to do a diff I get this message: This isn't just for Groovy files either,it's for ...
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Is it possible to use FileMerge as standalone app?

I'm wondering if there is a way to use FileMerge as a standalone tool. I don't want to install Xcode, since I don't need it. I just want the FileMerge app. Is that possible?
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Emulate older iOS versions on Mavericks

I downloaded latest XCode version for Mavericks. I'm looking forward to emulate older versions of iOS for wev development testing. I followed instructions at this posts where an answer recommends ...
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Xcode 5 update, why am I stuck on Xcode 3.2.6?

I'm running Xcode (downloaded from the Mac App Store) on my MacBook Pro running OS X Mavericks. The weird thing is I am running version 3.2.6, yet Xcode claims to be up to date. There are no updates ...
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Mac-to-Mac VPN Xcode speed: AFP vs VNC

I connect from home-Mac to work-Mac over VPN. Then I have 2 options in Finder: VNC: screen-share (restricts you to work-monitors' resolution) AFP: mount the work-directory, then open the Xcode ...
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How can I install the Command Line Tools completely from the command line?

I'd like to script the installation of the the Xcode Command Line Tools. On Mavericks, xcode-select --install will open a dialog prompting the user to install, but I'd like to trigger the install ...
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Does installing Xcode 5.0 with iOS 7 SDK remove my iOS 6.x SDKs?

I have Xcode 4.6.3 with iOS 6.0 & 6.1 SDKs. I want to install Xcode 5.0. Does it remove iOS 6.0 & 6.1 SDKs or it will just update my previous Xcode to latest with iOS 7 SDK keeping iOS 6.0 ...
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Xcode Service: Do I need a separate Mac for OS X Server on Mavericks?

I am an iOS developer and I want to implement continuous integration in Xcode. I have received the following email from Apple: As an iOS developer, you can now take advantage of continuous ...
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User input assigned to variable in AppleScript then passed to “do shell script” command

How do I grab input from the user in AppleScript and then pass the result of the variable to a do shell script command from within AppleScript itself? For example, the user would type the answer foo ...
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How to run third-party iOS apps in OS X?

I have a lot of awesome iOS apps such as Procreate that I would I like to use in OSX. Currently, I am only able to run my own iOS apps in OSX through Xcode. I heard some rumours that thirdparty iOS ...
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Terminal goes slow after install Mavericks OS

After I've update my OS to Mavericks. Terminal goes really slow, I've found out that the problem must be from Xcode. While I remove Xcode from my computer terminal works fine, and after I installed ...