Archive for the 'Apple' Category

Networking Crashes In Mountain Lion

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Before Mountain Lion 10.8 shipped, I had received reports from one customer that MarsEdit was crashing each and every time he attempted to access the network. For an app like MarsEdit whose entire raison d’ĂȘtre is to access the network, this is quite an unfortunate obstacle. The public release of Mountain Lion has only confirmed […]

Subscribe To Feed Safari Extension

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Now that Safari 6 is available as part of Mountain Lion 10.8, and as a software update for Lion, I can finally explain the rumblings I made months ago about an extension facilitating feed subscription directly from Safari. The motivation behind my foray into Safari extension development was my early adoption of Safari 6 during […]

Permanently Unhide Library

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

When Apple shipped Mac OS X Lion 10.7, the “Library” folder located within every user’s home folder, which had previously been visible to users in the Finder, was made invisible. To access the Library folder, users must now hold down the option key while selecting the “Go” menu in the Finder. This is probably a […]

The Sandbox’s Big Red Button

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

If you’ve been following the debate surrounding Apple’s Application Sandbox, you know that many developers are concerned about the implications for existing apps of adopting the sandbox. Apple has been threatening for almost a year that apps for sale in the Mac App Store will need to embrace the Application Sandbox, or else further updates […]