By popular request, how to customise the PDF reader’s interface to enlarge the window and show larger thumbnails. With two lines of code.
This second part uses Xcode’s Interface Builder to create the document window, then wire it up to the code which brings PDFKit and AppKit together.
Building a useful app in Xcode 10.1 with Swift. This app is a PDF reader which requires around a dozen lines of code.
Calling command tools from Swift changes with macOS 10.13 and 10.14 with the deprecation of some of the Process class. Solutions aren’t as clean as they should be.
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?
At last: RouteMap performs some analysis on your Signposts, and with the other tools can be used to estimate latency, and look at macOS system performance too.
Picking the right time system for the purpose is critical when you want to analyse very short periods. Sometimes it takes time to discover how to juggle with time.
Doesn’t writing so much to the unified log result in performance penalties? So how can Apple expect us to use the log and Signposts to measure performance?
Blowhole 7 now writes proper Signposts in Mojave, as well as Pseudo-Signposts in Sierra and High Sierra.