WWDC '14

Wow. I've been a Cocoa developer for about 11 years, and I'm not sure I've ever been as excited about what's being announced at WWDC as I am this year. I'll admit to being a little jaded to the platform at times. There's the whole "race to the bottom" in…

WeatherMin Approved for the Mac App Store!

I'm happy to announce the availability of WeatherMin on the Mac App Store! Like most Mac developers who are bringing software to the App Store, this is somewhat of an experiment for me. The Mac App Store is still in its early stages, and although my hopes are high I…

June / July Link Roundup

Cocoa developer Matt Gemmell tells us why our application's website sucks. I admit to making some of these mistakes in the past, although I think I fixed most of them in my most recent set of updates. Alexander Repty released a PDF reader for iPad, Folio Case, right around the…

Thoughts on ExpanDrive

I started using ExpanDrive today, a SFTP application that uses MacFUSE to access a remote server in Finder. There was a good review of it a few weeks ago at Daring Fireball, and I've been hearing good things from several other developers. The appeal of ExpanDrive is that it "just…

Mac OS X virtualization for developers

Cocoa developer Craig Hockenberry wants you to file a bug report on the OS X license restrictions that prevent desktop virtualization: How can you develop new products for Leopard when you need to have Tiger installed for supporting your legacy applications? How easy is it to test a new feature…

iPhone SDK

The iPhone SDK has finally landed, bringing with it real Exchange support, WPA2 and other goodies. You can watch the announcement event here, or read highlights and commentary at Daring Fireball. Although I don't own an iPhone (yet), I did download the SDK and look forward to playing with it…