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I was having a think about this short history of Objective-C, and it occurred to me that perhaps I had been thinking about ObjC wrong. Now, I realise that by thinking about ObjC at all I mark myself out as … Continue reading
You may remember in July I updated the open source Bean word processor to work with then-latest Xcode and macOS. Over the last couple of days I’ve added iCloud Drive support (obviously only if the app is associated with an … Continue reading
I had an item in OmniFocus to “write on why I wish I was still using my 2006 iBook”, and then Tim Sneath’s tweet on unboxing a G4 iMac sealed the deal. I wish I was still using my 2006 … Continue reading
A number of times, I’ve chased myself down rat holes in iPhone projects because I’ve created a design or implementation that assumes UITableView and NSTableView are similar objects. They aren’t. The main problem I come across is related to how … Continue reading
Well, I’ve performed my final author’s review, and Professional Cocoa Application Security is all with the printers. This post is about my experiences writing the book, not the book material itself. My original motivation for writing PCAS was that it … Continue reading
There are few people who can say that when it comes to Cocoa application security, they wrote the book. In fact, I can think of only one: me. I’ve just put the final draft together for Professional Cocoa Application Security … Continue reading
It took longer than I expected to follow up my previous article on unit testing and Core Data, but here it is. Note that the pattern presented last time, Remove the Core Data Dependence, is by far my preferred option. … Continue reading
The next CocoaHeads Swindon will take place on 4th January, at the Glue Pot in Swindon. Get here at 8 for some NSChitChat with your (well, my) local Mac developer community. There is no February meeting of Swindon CocoaHeads, on … Continue reading