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Re: iOS SDK Set Up

Mark Talluto via use-livecode
Tim:
I’ve often thought of asking the mothership to provide a bit more extebsuve diagnostics (in the IDE) for those of us making iOS apps. I suspect it’s hard, because Apple is regularly changing the requirements, but for me, several months can go by without making an iOS app, and then it takes me a bunch of time to work out which developer certificate, which provisioning profile, which version of XCode, etc. I don’t know how practical this, but at least your suggestion  of checking for the correct version of XCode would be helpful.

Best,
Bill

> On Feb 25, 2017, at 10:27 AM, Bobo Tim <[hidden email]> wrote:
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> This is just some feedback for the live code team. You could really save us a lot of trouble if you would do something VERY simple to the preferences screen for mobile SDK stuff.
>
> 1) List out which versions of Xcode have the accepted versions of the SDK that Livecode recognizes and accepts.
> 2) Then you could even link to the page on Apple’s developer website where the downloads can be made.
>
> There are a million versions of Xcode, and the apple website does NOT make it clear always which version of the iOS SDK is included with which version of Xcode.  I had to visit Wikipedia to finally track down the information we need.
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> At the VERY least in your little dialog box that comes up you could say the version of the SDK, like you do, but also include the version of Xcode. that is needed for that.
>
> If someone would spend 20 minutes making this update of providing the right information at the right time, you could save all your users HOURS of frustration trying to figure this out, if they don’t happen to have a version of Xcode that has one of the specific limited SDKs that Livecode accepts.
>
> Anyone else think this would be helpful?
>
>
> Tim Bobo
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