With recent privacy protection, notarization requirements, and extended checking of executable code, it’s getting more common for an app not to launch. What can you do when that happens?
Preparing software for distribution shouldn’t be harder than writing the code in the first place.
Confused as to what will and won’t run on macOS 10.15 Catalina? Here’s a clear guide for users from regular to advanced.
A simple command tool to write messages to the unified log in Sierra and later. Now signed, hardened and notarized.
Important changes for anyone distributing command tools in particular, and a good time to ensure you only ship signed and notarized apps if possible.
Coming up to its 12th birthday, Time Machine backups have changed a great deal, but still rely on a feature almost unique to HFS+. What is their future?
Was WWDC a damp squib after all? With only one new unaffordable Mac announced, and more dreadful privacy dialogs on their way, you might think so.
Adds the new automatic system for checking whether an update is available, and downloaded it when it is. Also addresses minor issues with Catalina beta 1.
The two biggest changes in Catalina are loss of 32-bit software and the requirement for notarization – which also affects Mojave. All is explained.
For those starting with the Catalina betas, here’s a list of which of my apps work, and what issues to beware of.