How to Convert doc File to txt File using Mac Terminal

The Mac terminal provides a powerful “textutil” command, which can be used to convert .doc files to .txt files directly from the terminal without opening the .doc file.

Here is the command which can be used for the same :

$ textutil -convert txt yourdocfile.doc

Here, the doc file “yourdocfile.doc” will be converted to txt file and a new file “yourdocfile.txt” will be created in the folder with the contents of the doc file.

How to get your App’s Bundle ID from the new itunesconnect site ?

Hi,

Apple recently change the interface of their popular itunesconnect site.

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The place where you used to saw bundle identifier, sku name etc. been changed. If you want to get the bundle id from the itunesconnect, do the following steps after clicking on your particular app whose id you want.

1. Click on the dropdown ‘More’

See the screen.

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2. Then click on the ‘About this App’

See the screen.iTunes2

There you will get the Bundle ID, SKU etc.

 

How to Create a Provisioning Profiles for your IOS App?

For distribution of IOS apps created using Xcode, you must build the IPA using the provisioning profile. Following steps will help you to create the provisioning profiles :

1. Go to : http://developer.apple.com

2. Click the “Member Center” Link on the page at the top right. Or you can directly go to the url : http://developer.apple.com/membercenter/

3. Fill out your Apple developer user name and password and click Sign In.

4. Now you have to click the link “Manage your certificates, App IDs, devices, and provisioning profiles.” under “Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles”.

5. In this page, you will see a set of options under “IOS Apps” section. From this choose “Provisioning Profiles”.

6. In the next page, you will see the list of provisioning profiles you already added (if any) or an empty list if you are new to it.

7. You can click the “+(Add)” button on the top of the page to add a profile.

8. Once you click the add button, you will be provided with three options :

a) IOS App Development : This is under the Development section. This provisioning profile will help you to install the development apps on test devices.

b) App Store : This is under the Distribution section. This provisioning profile will help you to submit your app to the App Store.

c) Ad Hoc : This is under the Distribution section. This provisioning profile will help you to install your app on a limited number of registered devices.

9. Once you select an option, click the “Continue” button.

10. In this page, you have to select the app id for which you want to create the provisioning profile for and click the continue button.

11. In the next page, you have to choose the certificate you want to use for the profile and click the continue button.

12. In the next page, you will have to select the set of devices which you want the app signed with this profile to be able to install. And Click the continue button.

13. Now wait for the profile to be generated. Once generated, you can click the Download button to download the profile or you can go to add another one.

This is how to create provisioning profiles for signing your IOS apps.

How to Enroll For Apple MAC Developer Program?

You will be able to enroll o Apple MAC developer program using the following steps :

1. Go to : http://developer.apple.com

2. Click the “Programs” Link on the page at the top right. Or you can directly go to the url : http://developer.apple.com/programs/

3. Here you will see the two programs : IOS Developer Program and Mac Developer Program.

4. Since you want to enroll to the MAC developer program, click the MAC Developer Program section.

5. On the next page, click on the “Enroll Now” button. This program is USD 99/year.

6. Next page will contain some details. You can press the continue button in here.

7. Now the signIn or create Apple ID page will come, where you will be able to sign in to your existing Apple ID or can create a new one.

8. Once your account status is decided, you will be taken to a series of enrollment sections, where you will go through, Account Info, Select Program, Review & Submit, Agree to license, Purchase Program and finally activate program.

9. By the end of these steps, your IOS developer account will be ready registered and you will get further instructions.

Where Can We Get the Resources for Apple Development?

Resources for all the Apple development can be downloaded or the information on where to download can be obtained online. Following steps will help you to do the same :

1. Go to : http://developer.apple.com

2. Click the “Resources” Link on the page at the top right. Or you can directly go to the url : http://developer.apple.com/resources/

3. Here you will see the set of categories, the details of which you will be able to get from here.

The categories are : IOS, OS X, App Store, iCloud, Safari, Apple Applications, Hardware and Drivers, iPod, iPhone and iPad Cases and Open Source.

How to Enroll For Apple IOS Developer Program?

You will be able to enroll o Apple IOS developer program using the following steps :

1. Go to : http://developer.apple.com

2. Click the “Programs” Link on the page at the top right. Or you can directly go to the url : http://developer.apple.com/programs/

3. Here you will see the two programs : IOS Developer Program and Mac Developer Program.

4. Since you want to enroll to the IOS developer program, click the IOS Developer Program section.

5. On the next page, click on the “Enroll Now” button. This program is USD 99/year.

6. Next page will contain some details. You can press the continue button in here.

7. Now the signIn or create Apple ID page will come, where you will be able to sign in to your existing Apple ID or can create a new one.

8. Once your account status is decided, you will be taken to a series of enrollment sections, where you will go through, Account Info, Select Program, Review & Submit, Agree to license, Purchase Program and finally activate program.

9. By the end of these steps, your IOS developer account will be ready registered and you will get further instructions.