If you leave some apps without an open window, macOS appears to quit them, but instead puts them into App Nap, only to quit them when it wants to. They’re undead.
Just 4 cores and 16 GB of memory were used for the virtual machine to run Xcode and build apps successfully, but only for local testing.
You can’t fail to notice changes in System Settings in Ventura, but just what has changed inside it? How do third-party Preference Panes cope?
Every time you save a file or build in Xcode, changed source files are added to the version database. Use this powerful tool to go where backups and Git can’t.
Apple still supports Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan and Sierra in Xcode, but the next version intends dropping them. Third-party developers will get the blame.
Is it overhead from sandboxing, the file system, the throttling of I/O, or the limitations of the Efficiency cores? Is there anything a user can do?
You might want an old macOS or OS X installer to build a Virtual Machine, or for an old Mac. Here’s how to get them, and old versions of Xcode.
How ARM64 uses its special SIMD registers in lanes, and how they can be loaded with and without de-interleaving.
We often need to compare two documents, such as legal agreements or revisions of a report. How can we do this if they’re PDFs?
Three recent WWDC sessions extolling Apple’s “extensive reference material” and Xcode can’t find anything on these rich and extensive libraries.