Tag Archives: simulator

XCode 9.0: Fixing a Slow/Unresponsive iOS Simulator

Whilst initially implementing react-native-maps into a project I noticed that the iOS Simulator didn’t quite like it. Whenever the Mapview was visible on the screen, the Simulator was maxing out on something. Turns out the OpenGLES.framework that comes with XCode … Continue reading

Elsewhere , , , Leave a comment

Interacting with the iOS Simulator from the Command Line using simctl

Wasn’t aware of this, but turns out one can control (and interact with) the iOS Simulator straight from the command line. There’s no need to install anything new though. The tool we’re going to be using is already on our … Continue reading

Elsewhere , , , Leave a comment

FBSimulatorControl – A Mac OS X library for managing and manipulating iOS Simulators

Just launched by Facebook: FBSimulatorControl, A Mac OS X library for managing, booting and interacting with multiple iOS Simulators simultaneously. FBSimulatorControl works by linking with the private DVTFoundation, CoreSimulator and DVTiPhoneSimulatorRemoteClient frameworks that are present inside the Xcode bundle. Doing … Continue reading

Elsewhere , , , Leave a comment

Firefox OS Simulator

Version 1 just got released! Install Firefox OS Simulator 1.0 (Firefox Add-on)→ Firefox OS Simulator 1.0 is here! →

Elsewhere , , 1 Comment

iPhone Simulator: The simulated application quit

Fresh OS X install, fresh XCode install, and starting the iPhone Simulator (without launching any custom app) quits at start-up and spits out a “The simulated application quit” error dialog. Turns out the Asepsis feature from TotalFinder (the feature which … Continue reading

Elsewhere , , , , , , Leave a comment