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OutSystems Service Studio for Mac

The technical preview of Service Studio for macOS is an experimental version, some quirks may happen from time to time. Check the Known Issues section for a list of all the known issues you might encounter.

Prerequisites

Before setting up Service Studio for macOS make sure that your computer meets the following requirements:

Hardware

  • 1.8 GHz dual-core processor (or better)
  • 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • 1 GB of free disk space

Operating System

  • macOS Catalina

If you have a previous version of macOS, check out OutSystems Service Studio for Mac.

Additional software

  • If you want to do client-side debugging in Service Studio using a desktop browser, you need the latest stable version of Google Chrome.

Network

You need an internet connection to install Service Studio with a minimum speed of 1 Mbps for both downloading and uploading. You need an internet connection even when installing Service Studio on a virtual machine.

How to set up

To install Service Studio in your Mac, follow these steps:

If you have a previous version of Service Studio for macOS installed, start by uninstalling Service Studio.

  1. Download OutSystems Service Studio-11.7.4 (Build 17634).dmg.

  2. After the download, install Service Studio by double-clicking OutSystems Service Studio-11.7.4 (Build 17634).dmg file and then doing one of the following:

    • Drag the icon to your Applications folder.

    or

    • Right-click the OutSystems Service Studio-11.7.4 (Build 17634).dmg file, select Open, and then select Move to Applications Folder.

    During setup, the Service Studio installer downloads and installs .NET Framework.

After the installation is complete, Service Studio opens and you are ready to log in to your environment.

How to uninstall

If you face some problem installing Service Studio or have a previous version installed on your Mac, uninstall Service Studio and then perform a clean install.

To uninstall Service Studio follow these steps:

  1. Delete the OutSystems Service Studio application by selecting Move to Bin.

  2. In the Finder, select Go>Go to Folder....

  3. Go to ~/Library folder by enterting ~/Library and selecting Go

  4. In the Application Support folder, select the OutSystems Service Studio folder and delete it by selecting Move to Bin.

  5. Logout from your account and log in again or reboot your Mac.

After unsintalling Service Studio, continue with the setup of Service Studio.

Known issues

  • If you have multiple displays, Service Studio only responds if it's in the display it launched from.

  • Some font and UI glitches, for example dented fonts.

  • The navigation shortcuts don't work, and some shortcuts require you to use Ctrl instead of the Command key.

  • If you have on your Mac some apps/fonts that weren't notarized, when you launch Service Studio you see the following type of warnings:

    It means that the app/font wasn't notarized, and Apple couldn't scan the app/font for known malicious software. Check https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202491 for more details on the issue. To solve this issue:

    • Install an updated version of the app/font that's notarized.

    • Install an alternative app/font that is notarized.

    • As a workaround, select Cancel in the warning messages.

Limitations

  • No debugging of mobile apps.

  • It isn't possible to open extensions with Service Studio. Integration Studio, the tool used for creating and editing extensions, is only available for Windows.

  • If you share your computer with other users, Service Studio only works for the first user that launches it.

Support

You can submit issues you have in the support portal but OutSystems doesn't guarantee resolution times because the macOS version of Service Studio is a technical preview.

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