Develop Raspberry Pi application on Mac (OS X)

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As a newbie I am planning to play with a Raspberry Pi 2. I am seasoned c++, c#, .net, objective-c and java programmer. Can I manage a Raspberry Pi project from my MacBook Pro? Can I control it remotely from the Mac without using extra monitor and keyboard? What programming languages do you recommend? What SDK supports Raspberry Pi projects? Can I use Xcode, Eclipse or NetBeans? How to debug and deploy a Raspberry Pi application with my Mac?

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Eclipse Luna can not find USB devices on OS X Yosemite

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I am developing Android applications on my iMac with Eclipse. OS X version: Yosemite 10.10.2. Eclipse Luna often cannot find attached USB devices. Device recognition is rather hectic. Emulators sometimes disappear from the the Android Device Chooser, or can’t be seen any at all. Device settings are checked out. Developer menu is available, USB debug is enabled, KIES finds Samsung phone, HTC utilities are OK etc. Eclipse is updated to the latest version. ADB is running properly. I even added vendor IDs to the ~/.android/adb_usb.ini file. What can we do?

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How to create fat static library for iOS 7, 8 projects

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With Xcode I’ve to build static libraries for third party iOS projects with Architectures set to $(ARCHS_STANDARD). Both iOS 7 and iOS 8 applications should run on iPhone 5, 6 and 6plus, and iPads. The .a files must include all the required binaries. How to compile such a library project and how to create the proper .a file for distribution? I am running Xcode 6.1 on OS X Yosemite (10.10).

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