macOS doesn’t handle significant errors and failures well, burying them away in the log. It needs to report them to the user through a new sub-system.
While we were getting worried about Signal’s notifications leak, POPSS was quietly making almost every major operating system vulnerable – because of poor documentation.
This marketing notification was silently installed using Apple’s pushed update service, and is easily removed.
Maintaining a menu gathered across all the open documents could be tricky. Here’s a simple solution using UserDefaults and NotificationCenter.
Are you getting over-notified? Who’s in charge – you the user, or macOS? Getting control of notifications, both local and remote.
Which do you prefer: Facebook or Twitter? For me the choice was simple, and Facebook’s response has only reinforced my decision.