With only sketchy documentation and no open source release, how complete are the tools to support APFS? Are they still “work in progress”?
Apple’s attitude to document metadata remains ambivalent. But macOS does offer good support for extended attributes to pass through iCloud, if you know how to access it.
Did you restart your Mac after the critical update to MRT this week? Was Apple’s guidance on the update helpful? Or is this security by riddle?
What’s coming at WWDC, and how will Apple profit handsomely from Marzipan even if it doesn’t help many developers?
Release notes, three major bugs fixed (and plenty more too I suspect) – that’s got to be good. But there’s also the matter of broken command tools on previous versions.
Mojave’s privacy features remain essentially undocumented. Apple hasn’t explained how command tools negotiate TCC’s protection. Why not, and what should we do?
A broken Combo updater, and total lack of release notes (even for developers) may make 10.14.3 look bad, but as development of 10.15 gathers pace, prospects are good for macOS.
More bugs in Calculator and Activity Monitor when printing, dreadful lack of documentation of AppKit, TextKit, and CoreData. No wonder Apple is struggling to sell iPhones in China.
Simple: when running on older macOS, remove some items from the app menu. The solution is also straightforward, just very hard to locate.
Swift Playgrounds are attracting a lot of young people to learn to code. But what do they do when they’re ready to write ‘proper’ apps? Where are Apple’s guides and example code?