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How to check if file is in use?

I have c++ application and I need to know if one file is in use by anyone. I'm ok with running any shell command, but I don't want to run lsof command for this purpose, since I think I can't safely ...
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Is Mac OS Extended (Journaled) safe to be used as a developer instead of the Case-sensitive type?

I am coming from Linux world. I just realized that my MacBook is using Mac OS Extended (Journaled) partition type today and it's case-insensitive. That concerns me a lot as a developer. Because my ...
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Is an iPod Touch 5th generation a good testing device for iOS (react-native) development in 2018

As I'm going to upload my first app on the Apple App store and do not own an iPhone. From what I understand, owning and bundling your app on an Apple Device is a required phase of the app creation ...
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GCC with-gxx-include-dir is set to iOS 11.4 simulator

I'm trying to compile https://github.com/zeromq/libzmq which requires me to run autoconf and then ./configure. It was working a few days ago, but now this happens: checking for a BSD-compatible ...
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Where can I find Mojave Kernel Headers?

I'm trying to get a hold of the Kernel Headers for 10.14 Mojave, but even though the Beta version (even two actually) was already released, XNU's repository (both here and here) is still only up-to-...
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Do I need the latest version of macOS to run Xcode and publish macOS/iOS apps?

To release an app to the App Store or build one you need a Mac. So my sister offered me her 13" 2013 MacBook Air (128GB) for €200 (~$230). It's still running pretty well, so price-wise it's worth it (...
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Looking for an external bluetooth switch to run an applescript [closed]

I'm looking for an external bluetooth button/switch that I can program to do something specific, like open up an app / run a script. Does anything like that exist? Even if it can only do 1 specific ...
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eGPU for unreal engine development

I have a MacBook Pro 2016 with touch bar (15”). I want to use it for UE4 development of desktop grade games. I understood that I need an external GPU for that. Assume I’ll buy the Vega 56 or 64 with ...
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 Developer Program is pending [duplicate]

it's been 2 days since I bought the Apple Developer Program, and my account is pending: About 10 minutes after the enrollment, I got an email, telling me that my purchase was being processed. 1 hour ...
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Javascript working when disabled (factory settings) in iOS is a bug?

I have noticed all my iOS devices and my those of my friends have javascript disabled in Safari settings by default (Settings > Safari > Advanced). Yet, javascript seemed to be working on all websites....
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What should happen when Face ID is turned off after having been used?

I can't find anywhere in Apple's guidelines what the behavior of Face ID should be in the following scenario: I enter valid credentials I enable Face ID I use Face ID to log in (for some period) I ...
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Errno::EPERM at / Operation not permitted - /private/var/db/ConfigurationProfiles/Store

I am developing a Ruby On Rails application that uses react. All of the dependancies are installed through yarn. My system details: high sierra 10.13.4 (17E199) Homebrew 1.6.2 Node v8.11.1 Yarn 1.6....
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Debug iPhone Mobile Safari without Web Inspector

I'm using Pythonista, a mobile Python environment to code on my iPhone while I'm on the train with no laptop around. I've started working on a small web application using bottle and d3.js. However, ...
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How to setup a PPPoE server on VLAN 10 using pppd on osx?

I'm trying to emulate my ISP setup to configure a few devices remotely before sending it to site. I have a Ubiquiti Edgerouter X that is configured for PPPoE on VLAN 10 using credentials myusername ...
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Is it possible to use iBeacon to launch Apple Wallet?

I am working on a development project in which when a user gets in range of the iBeacon their device will open their Apple Wallet to their membership card for our business. Is this possible?
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iOS development on windows without any apple device?

I want to do some cross-platform mobile development (Android, iOS, Windows Phone) using Xamarin, the problem is that I only have an android device and a windows machine. But I still want to be able to ...
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How install Sphinx 0.9 on (latest) MacOS

How does one go about installing sphinx 0.9 on the latest Mac OS ? (Sorry if this sounds silly, I just inherited a really old application)
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Cannot install application via OTA

I have created an iOS app that I want to distribute over the air. I have create a website that links to the itms-services url with the mainfest.plist file. When I try to download the file on my iOS ...
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Moving bundle id from personal acc to team

I found my self in a bit of a situation. I was developing my app for a while, without signing up to apple's developer program and using my personal apple id in XCode for Signing section, so I could ...
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ios provisioning profile invalid status

I have a problem.The provisioning profile account for the developer apple account appears invalid. How can I change this to valid. At the same time, users are using this application. Users should not ...
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Risks of Associating Personal Apple ID with Developer Account

Has any developer experienced regret after associating their personal Apple ID with a developer account? Considering that our personal accounts can be extremely significant, whether its because we've ...
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PWA application using angular 4 is not rendering properly on Safari [closed]

We had developed a PWA application using angular 4, website url: https://www.peepingpeacock.com which is working fine on Google chrome. but this Progressive web application do not render properly in ...
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A better alternative for source code file browsing than finder+quicklook?

I'm not an IDE user and I spend a lot of time going back and forth between finder windows opening files in quicklook just to look at a thing here and there. This gets awkward fast, specially as QL ...
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Do you need an iPhone to build iPhone apps?

I have an iPhone but am thinking of getting a OnePlus 5T and selling my iPhone. I also have a Mac and I've started to develop React Native apps too. Is the iOS simulator enough to test and publish ...
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Is it possible to wirelessly debug iOS app on iPhone?

I'm setting up my Xamarin development environment and there are issues with iOS debugging. I'd like to have a way to debug my app on iPhone, but it's not so easy. Here's the ways I know: Install ...
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Is there a way to code sign ad-hoc iOS apps for longer than 7 days in Xcode?

I know, on Xcode, you can create an iPhone app, and test it on your own phone via USB cable, but this expires after 7 days. I want to create a swift app just for my iPhone and not have it expire so ...
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Using iPad for an developing? [duplicate]

Can i use the iPad pro as my only machine for becominb a full stack web developer? I currently use a pc and from what i know about web development for now can be done on iPad but can i do more ...
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How can I install development tools (e.g. git, python, gcc) for a single user without requiring admin privileges?

I've just done a fresh install of High Sierra and was about to embark on setting my development environment back up. However, I wanted to ask the community if anyone's investigated a way to do this ...
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Creating provisioning profile without a developer account through MacInCloud?

So I am developing a mobile app using Ionic and I want to test the app on a iPhone. I am in possession of a iPhone 5S and using macincloud.com (as I don't have a Mac myself) where I have no USB access....
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How do I uninstall the command line tools for Xcode?

We have a bunch of Mac at work that no longer require Xcode or command line tools so we'd like to remove them so the compilers aren't hanging around and we don't have to keep updating them when ...
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Debug user profiles?

There's an error in a user profile I'm generating to configure an wireless internet connection. When I try to import it the Profile Manager tells me there's an error, and if I try to use the profiles ...
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Updating OS X El Capitan to macOS High Sierra as a developer

I'm working as a software developer and have a project that I've taken over from an old colleague which is developed on a mac with OSX El Capitan. I'm having some problems updating Xcode to the ...
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A file viewer like in Total Commander / Krusader

I use DoubleCommander, which is a decent 2-panel file manager. What I am missing is a viewer for the use case of peeking at a text file, especially logs: quick to load handles large text files (GBs) ...
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Safari Remote Debugger on iOS 9.3.5 not working in High Sierra

I was just wanting to debug a JavaScript error in one of our pages that occurs for users with iOS 9. So naturally I plugged in an iPad 3 with iOS 9.3.5, opened the page in Safari and connected the ...
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What are the maximum number of USB devices a MacBook Pro can support?

I need to do "unit testing" on many, many different iPhones, iPads, and AppleTvs. This will require a USB hub with many ports. What is the maximum number of ports I can add to a MBP? I have a 15-...
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Can I still deploy iOS apps that will run on 32-bit iOS devices? [duplicate]

Title is everything on this one. I know that Apple had just shut the door for 32-bit iOS. However, taking audience out of the picture, would I still be able to build and deploy (all the way to the ...
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All Ports in Use after High Sierra Update

I'm a developer and I have a project built with a task runner called Gulp, when I try to launch it via command line I get an error saying that the port is in use (3000). I then changed it to all other ...
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How to disable all caches in safari 11?

I am using Safari to develop for a while. One thing I always liked is when you clear the cache, it really does, unlike other browsers I tried in the past. But in previous versions, specially when ...
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gdb's TUI mode broke on macOS

When I try to scroll the source window with the arrow keys, the previously outputted lines are not properly overwritten, resulting in a weird looking: My ~/.gdbinit only contains set startup-with-...
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Visual Studio 2017 Mac: Command line arguments

1st time using/playing with VS 2017 for Mac. Where do I enter command line arguments that will be saved for use with each run? I have found that I can enter arguments in RunWith->CustomConfiguration ...
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How to commit a file with TortoiseHg?

I have installed TortoiseHg on my Mac. I can run it, and it opens the repository browser. However, unlike on Windows, it doesn't add new items to Finder context menu. So I cannot right-click a file or ...
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Is MacBook Air 2017 used for programming viz Java or Python and also for Web development? [closed]

I'm planning to buy a MacBook Air 2017 8 GB RAM with 256 GB SSD. The reason I'm going with a MacBook Air is primarily for portability and Battery life, since I see that it gives at least 10 hours. Is ...
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Cannot set a different compiler as default

I have two version of clang installed: one provided by Apple, and a new one installed by myself: /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/c++ /opt/llvm/...
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Swift usage and payment as Apple Developer

My friend and I are planning to use Swift to develop an application for our computer science class. I know there is a $99 fee for being an Apple developer but I was confused as to exactly where this ...
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C# programming on macOS

I am looking for a C# programming compiler on macOS that is a good value. Could you give me any advice?
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Macro software on iPad

I wanna have a background software than can press a certain spot when the notification appears immediately. Is there any app that can do that? Or can I manually write an app and execute it on my iPad?
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How to repair python3.5 and why is it broken at all?

Seems that my python3.5 is broken. I can still call it, either with python3.5 or with /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.5/bin/python3.5. But it does absolutely nothing, particularly, it ...
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Way for new Mac touch bar to behave the same as the Old keyboard

The new touch bar is not very good for people good at keyboard shortcuts and development. I used to be able to press Shift F8 to get iTunes to play without giving it focus. How can I get the F10,F11 ...
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Which OS is faster for my iMac Early 2009?

I just got a new iMac Early 2009. It's running Mac OS X 10.6.8. I was wondering which Mac OS X version it would be faster to run on since it cannot run the latest macOS. As a developer that is new to ...
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Make Touch Bar Esc key “click”

Is there a way to make the Touch Bar esc key emit a "click" sound when it is pressed? This way I'd have some feedback that I successfully pressed the button when using vim. I'd be happy with an ...