1. C

    RAM for Xcode or which macbook pro to choose?

    Hi everyone So im wondering is 8GB ram enough just for coding(Xcode)?If it is how many years approx it ll be? I have two options Used MBP 2015 15" 16GB RAM for 800$ or New MBP 2019 13" 8GB RAM for 1100$ Think both ll be enough only for next 2-3 years but if its 2019 i cant at least sell it...
  2. L

    Advice for buying a mac mini for programming

    I need a advice about if this mac mini that I'm going to buy will run smooth for what I will use. I need a mac mini only for programming, I will use only the Xcode and the simulator. This is the mac mini configuration: Intel core i5 2.5ghz 12 GB RAM Fusion Drive 620gb Intel HD Graphics 4000...
  3. Sven Seven

    All iPads iPad USB 3 speed with Xcode?

    Hello, I know the question of fast transfer speeds with iPads has been discussed at various places on the internet and on this forum. But I only found discussions about file transfer using that Lightning-to-USB3-adapter where the iPad is the host. Can any of you developers confirm that there...
  4. The Reasonable One

    Awful battery life on 2018 MBP: am I alone?

    hey like the tile says I am getting horrible battery life out of my 2018 MBP and have since if got it. I thought it was all of that years models being defective but after talking to people that’s not true. Anyway I need more specific data. How long do all of you programmers who use Xcode or...
  5. A

    Low Budget Equipment suggestions for developer

    Hello, I am a web and mobile developer, I work most of the time on Visual Code on web projects (JS, Node, Ruby...) and I also work from time to time on cross platforms mobile projects with Xcode and Android Studio with tools like Flutter, React Native or Native Script... I do not think I need...
  6. Cosmosent

    iOS Xcode 10.2 Fails App Verification ...

    FYI, just upgraded to 10.2, then while going thru the normal process to Verify before Dist: 1.) This bundle is invalid. 2.) Apple is NOT currently accepting apps built with this version of Xcode. Never seen this before. Anybody ???
  7. alinpha

    Mac Mojave - problem with sliced images

    Hey, I have developed an app that uses a lot of sliced images for it's UI. Since the Mojave release my app looks horrible because the images displayed not as they should, and i do not have any other way to bypass the problem. I have to use the images as 9 patches. The thing is, that no one...
  8. AphoticD

    Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger on a Modern Intel Mac (Virtualization)

    There are many ways to emulate a PowerPC Tiger system on modern Intel systems, but virtualization options for (Intel) Tiger are few and far between. VMware Fusion *can* run the Intel version of Tiger Server if you can tame it (10.5 Server was the first officially supported virtualized Mac OS X)...
  9. TechNismo

    iOS How to write privacy policy for app?

    So I created a very simple dice rolling app. Yes, this is my first app. I also have an Apple Developer Account and I am ready to upload the App to the App Store. In the application process it asks for a URL to my privacy policy. How do I create a privacy policy? My App does not take any...
  10. M

    iOS Do you need a Macbook Pro w touchID to test the authentication in your Swift app?

    Hello everyone, I'm thinking of buying a MBP base model for Swift programming, and I know that Xcode has a simulator for the touch-bar, but do I need the one with actual touchID hardware if I want my app to require a biometrical login? or is there a way to debug and test it without needing it...
  11. O

    Xcode speed test - any i5 owners willing to repeat?

    I currently have the i7/128gb/8gb. Curious what difference the i7 makes versus the i5 for compiling given the slower disk IO in the 128gb. Have been testing with the standardised test here: https://github.com/ashfurrow/xcode-hardware-performance I achieve an average fresh build time of 33s...
  12. TechNismo

    iOS Under 18 Register for Apple Developer Account? Bad idea?

    Hey I am 17 years of age and in 4 months will turn 18. I have created some simple apps already. I want to publish these apps in the App Store now. I searched online and the legal age to create your own Apple Developer Account is 18. However, if I lie my age and put 18 or 19, and upload apps to...
  13. G

    Mac Mojave broke git

    I use my Mac for S/W development and use git as my version control tool. I have never wanted/needed X-code in the past so never installed it. I recently upgraded to Mojave and noticed my git no longer works. The error "missing xcrun at: /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/usr/bin/xcrun" appears...
  14. MadDoc

    Switch To Mac mini 2018 From MacBook Pro?

    Hi, I do a lot of dev work (Xojo, Ruby, Swift) with my 2.8Ghz i7 16GB 15" 2017 MacBook Pro. I have recently started working full time for myself so I now tend to use the notebook in clamshell mode hooked up to a nice 4K LG monitor that I like. I'm thinking of switching from a notebook to a...
  15. A

    Mac macOS notarized apps required when ?

    Hi Anyone knows when notarized are required in macOS ? XCode 10 will not play with us at all :( Regards Alexis Bokföring och Lön för Mac http://www.ct.se
  16. loon3y

    iOS Xcode 9 to Xcode 10 Optimized?

    For me its fine because im on a MacBook Pro 2014 But has anyone on an older iMac 2011-2012 see any optimization? My other colleagues are a bit nervous to update Xcode and have it crawl. Xcode 8 to Xcode 9 saw a significant decrease in performance on older Macs.
  17. Fred Boot

    iOS Xcode Builder Cocoa Touch Tool problem

    Hello everybody, I try Xcode 9.4.1 on my Macbook Pro (early 2015). It is impossible to use it since the storyboard part is very very very slow. The window report a bug, here is the beginning of the log : Encountered an error communicating with Interface Builder Cocoa Touch Tool. (Failure...
  18. loon3y

    iOS UDID Change?

    Does the UDID ever change? I thought this was a unique # but I did read that the UDID is interchangeable just like a Computer's MAC address, based on the logic apple currently applies to get the UDID#. My iPad UDID definitely changed as I didn't purchase a new iPad, I was using this as a...
  19. A

    Mac Pro (2009 - 2012) or Hackintosh?

    Considering either building a Hackintosh based on i8700K and 64GB ram or buying an old mac pro 5.1 and upgrading to 2 x X5690 with 96 (or 128)GB ram. Use Case: Heavy Xcode user, multiple linux VMs (no GUI, only servers) and a couple of Mac VMs, a little bit of Design with Photoshop, Illustrator...
  20. L

    New MBP 13 vs 15

    Hi, are there someone who can share their experience with the new MacBook Pro 2018 (13 or/and 15) ? Last few years I was using the 13' early 2015 MBP model i5 2.7 GHz with 8Gb RAM and 128 SSD + external monitor and it did pretty well for development with Xcode and Android Studio, but now I...