McAfee software update causing and issue with the Intel XDK

This morning I noticed the attached image when attempting to start the Intel XDK. It appears McAfee update itself and is now blocking the XDK from connecting to We are currently trying to debug this. In the mean time, you can manually allow the XDK through the firewall by adding the nw.exe to the allowed processes.

If you installed the XDK to the default location that would be:


I will update this post when I know more.


Intel(R) Collaboration Suite for WebRTC v2.5 has been release - Please Read

The new version of Intel® Collaboration Suite for WebRTC has been available on, which mainly includes following new features: 1. The Client SDK now provides support to develop native apps for iOS on both P2P and conference communications. 2. Support for Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) stream input into MCU conferences. 3. A flexible media recording with added forward stream recording and user-controlled recording switch across streams. 4. Support for on-the-fly display region control in mix stream for each participant. 5.

Cordova Windows Phone 8.1 Builds Now Available

On July 28, 2015 we enabled an Early Access build system for Windows Phone 8.1 Cordova apps. Despite the reference to "Early Access," this build option is not limited to use with the Intel XDK Early Access edition; it can be used with any current version of the Intel XDK.

Crosswalk 14 Embedded Now Available

You can now build "embedded" Crosswalk 14 apps with the Intel_XDK for Chrome 43 webviews on Android 4.x and higher devices. See Why Use Crosswalk? for why Crosswalk matters on Android devices.

You select Crosswalk 14 by selecting the pulldown in the Build Settings section of the Projects tab. This version is only selectable by using version 2170 or greater of the Intel XDK.

XDK Login Changes and Issues

Hello Intel XDK and forum Users,

As of today (June 26, 2015) we have finished our migration of Intel XDK accounts to the more secure login system (the same login system you use to access this forum). You will see a new login screen when providing your userid and password to the Intel XDK, and to App Preview. This is the login system you are seeing. Other than the change to a new login screen, there will be no difference for the majority of Intel XDK users.

pushing green BUILD button does nothing

If you push the green BUILD button after uploading your app and nothing happens (or you see the "build spinner" appear and then quickly disappear) you may have a project GUID conflict. This can be caused for a variety of reasons:

  • you own multiple accounts that have projects with the same name
  • you have multiple projects (with different names) that were copied from the same original project
  • other security and authentication upgrade effects

The simplest solution to this problem is to:

Intel XDK IoT Edition- June release announcement - Version 2170

Announcing the latest version of the Intel XDK IoT Edition.  The version number is 2170.

Some of the new features in this update are:

  • Mraa and Upm library API calls are now provided as part of code hinting
  • Added an Mraa/Upm updater
  • Added a scrollbar to the terminal window for a better UI/UX experience
  • Improved the debugger
  • Added the ability to pass parameters to Node Apps at launch time

For detailed information on the release, please see the release notes here: 

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