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Give away paid app on App Store for free [duplicate]

I will soon release my macOS and iOS apps on the respective App Store, but before I do this I need to make sure about a few things. Will App Store allow me to upload a paid app but still give me the ...
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Can I retrieve an Xcode project I installed on my iPhone?

I recently executed a stupid "Discard All Changes" on my Xcode project that resulted in the project being deleted. I haven't found a way to recover it yet, but I was wondering since I had installed ...
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Deploy iOS app on personal devices

I've been working on a small iOS app, intended as a gift to some family members. To my dismay, I'm finding a lot of barriers to attempting to deploy the app. It largely revolves around signing the app ...
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How to share an app with friends and family only

I am currently developing an iOS app for one of my family members. The only thing is, I do not want it on the App Store. How would I be able to share this with my family member? I know that I could ...
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Remove Safari web inspector ruler

How do I disable the rulers in Safari's WebInspector?
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How to force “default” audio devices (maybe programmatically)?

Basically my question is similar to this one: depending on my location, my Mac is connected to different audio devices. Often, the Mac remembers that when I connect it to my dock in the office, that ...
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Where do provisioning profiles live in my iPhone XS?

Apple Developer Program Information says: A Development Provisioning Profile must be installed on each device on which you wish to run your application code. Each Development Provisioning Profile ...
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Is Safari on iPad and iPhone identical?

I have an iPad for testing websites I develop but am wondering, does this completely cover me for the same version iOS on a mobile? And I don't mean roughly, would it be exactly the same code base ...
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Can I lock my app until user give me a permission (like location permission)?

I am developing an app and I am highly in need of location services and without that my app is not working. Can I block users from using my app (showing a page to them) until they go to settings and ...
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Resetting in-app purchase promo code limit

App Store allows only 100 promo codes for the app and for each in-app purchase. App's promo codes are reset with every version update but it turns out that IAP promo codes are not – after spending 100 ...
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macOS High Sierra: still usable as a development environment?

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro and I am about to invest in some hardware for this lovely piece. With the new macOS release this year, my MacBook won't get an update to Mojave. My question is: How ...
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Is it possible to make a folder look and behave like a file?

I'm developing a desktop application which saves its projects to disk. Projects contain multiple files, like json and jpg etc. Current solution: zipped file I'm "zipping" them all together into a ...
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Can I set a different default browser for localhost sites?

I'm a web developer and I want to use Brave as my browser for the normal stuff, and Firefox Developer for Web Development. Currently Brave is my default, but when I do npm run serve or whatever my ...
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Why is /usr/include missing? I have Xcode and Command Line Tools installed (Mojave)

I just upgraded to Mojave from High Sierra and installed Xcode plus its command line tools and additional tools. Nothing will compile from the terminal, everything says /usr/include is missing! I ...
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What is the best practice for a daemon application running as root that needs access to the GUI? [closed]

I'm porting over a C++/Qt application from Windows. On Windows, the program runs as a service. It's discouraged from programs running as a service to also interact with the user and display GUI ...
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XCode : How to use cmd + x to either cut the current line (if no text is selected) or cut the selected text

Pressing cmd + x without selecting text in other IDEs, cuts the complete line. Same goes for cmd + c which copies, instead of cutting. Otherwise, if some text is selected, only that region is cut. ...
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Does it violate App Store/YouTube TOS to develop YouTube Player app?

I want to develop a 3rd party YouTube Player app which only have 2 main features: Background playback Block ads If I submitted this app to App Store. Will Apple approve my app? Does that violate App ...
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How to debug an app that runs fine on iOS simulator, but crashes on iPhone X?

I'm currently building an app with Cordova, and it appears that on the last alpha version, the app only works in the iOS Simulator. When ran on an iPhone X, the app is crashes immediately. I'm not ...
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Xcode Beta and Additional Components

Short question: Will installing the additional components for Xcode 10 beta interfere in any way with the currently installed, AppStore version (9.x)? What are this "additional components"? Are they ...
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How can I install java openjdk 8 on High Sierra

How do I install OpenJDK 8 on High Sierra? It looks like support for the Java Oracle JDK version 8 will be deprecated after January 2019 Java SE Overview Additionally, it looks like publishing and ...
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When connected to iPad, the Web Inspector on my Mac is empty

I am struggling to use the Web Inspector on my Mac to inspect the webpage on my iPad. This is how I am trying to connect my Mac to my iPad: I have turned on web inspector on my iPad. I have checked ...
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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to program an iOS app using an iPad?

As the title states, I am trying to ascertain whether or not it is possible to program (using XCode, I'm guessing) iOS apps for iPad and iPhone using an iPad. I cannot find any related details using ...
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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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