SwiftUI, notarization, malware detection, and Time Machine for APFS: all look worryingly incomplete in Catalina. Are they a bit premature?
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.
What’s coming at WWDC, and how will Apple profit handsomely from Marzipan even if it doesn’t help many developers?
When is macOS like a city? Or an Impressionist sketch? Could it ever become free of noticeable bugs?
A clear guide to the complexities of privacy protection in Mojave – written for the user rather than the developer. Also free PDF version for download.
A neater interface with its own app icon at last, and notarized for your better protection.
When the user wants to access protected data using an app which doesn’t have the entitlement, the result is at best confusing, and could end up with a crash.
I’m all in favour of better security, so long as it doesn’t make my life any more difficult. Does Notarization fulfil that?
Parsing multiple languages in the same text, discovering which parse types are supported in a language, and finding ‘roots’ of words.
As shown at WWDC, 10.14 can parse natural language text into its parts of speech. Here’s a demo app for beta-testers, to give an idea of its powers.