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Why does my simulator take so long to load and it doesn't update the new changes in my storyboard?
It does not make the updated changes when I press stop and run. I'm using the ios iphone 6s 10.2 simulator.
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The same for me too. I have the same computer as Derrick except it's a 13. I think it's all about the memory of the computer. The more memory a computer has, the more faster and more efficient it can complete can complete work. I'm talking about Random Access Memory, not disk space memory, but the type of disk space memory you have can be a factor too. A computer with a HDD will take longer to read and write compared to a SSD due to HDD having moving parts. SSD are cool but degrade from enduring many reads and writes, I guess that's why Time Capsules are still HDD. I think Pasan is using a SSD iMac or MacPro with lots of RAM....
...new changes are updated in real time if done from the Main.storyboard view...programmatic changes like in the viewDidload may not reflect statically in the views, but dynamically after runtime, and only in the simulator...
It takes my computer about 35 seconds to run the build in the simulator. I'm using a MacBook Pro 15" early 2011 with 16 gb of ram running Xcode 8.33 on Mac OS 10.13.6. I also did a Benchmark test on the cpu (Multi-Core Score 10349) using GeekBench 4. The hard drive is 500 gb SSD.