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It's like OpenDoc all over again! πŸ˜€ Michael Tsai - iOS 8 and Yosemite Extensions Okay, not really.

Michael Tsai is maintaining a large list of links about the Swift programming language from Apple. Sweet.

Hopscotch - Coding for kids. I'll download this on my kiddo's iPad soon.

Panic Blog Β» Coda 2.5 and the Mac App Store and Michael Tsai cover it pretty well. Coda 2.5 will not be in the App Store, despite winning an Apple Design Award for "Best Mac App Store App" in 2012.

a) 10.10? I forgot that with Mavericks being 10.9 we were about to find out whether we were getting "Mac OS XI" or what… b) Apparently we have to get ready for Helvetica Neue according to Craig Hockenberry. That's fine. I think Analyzr can handle it.

45,000 Words on the Making of Threes. Well worth the time to read if you have the time to read it. πŸ™‚

What Clients Don’t Know (and Why It’s Your Fault) by Mike Monteiro – An Event Apart Austin [corrected file] from Jeffrey Zeldman on Vimeo.

Thank you, NSView!

Only 90s Web Developers Remember This

OS X 10.9.2 arrives to fix SSL vulnerability, Mail problems, and more The SSL thing has been making the rounds lately. It boils down to code that looked like this: if(something) do something; do something else; else ... …instead of… if(something) { do something; do something else; } else ... I've always hated leaving out […]

Michael Tsai - Blog - iOS Background Fetch My first example of this was when I added Background Fetch to Check the Weather. A weather app's primary function is displaying up-to-the-minute, constantly changing data so in my initial iOS 7 update I experimented with adding highly frequent background updates. The result was far more dramatic […]

Three years ago today we released the first version of Analyzr - version 0.9. By the end of next month, we'll introduce our first paid upgrade - version 2.0. It will add, among other things: Vastly improved screen recording Pictures in the Library Live Video recording via iSight, USB, Firewire, or Lightning cameras Export to […]

Automation

This is how I feel like virtually every AppleScript problem I undertake turns out. The best solution: set a hard limit of 15 minutes, 60 minutes, whatever. Whatever stage you reach by then, stop.

Tim Bray: You can't make money. Seriously, Apple is always talking about the billions and billions they pay out of the app store, so why is it that I don't know anyone who's making serious money on mobile apps? I know plenty of people making money. I guess Tim just doesn't know any of them. […]

The ABRMS license at GitHub will be popular with a few software developers. πŸ™‚