How would you compare two text files to see what differences are between them? It’s still a common task, for which FileMerge and BBEdit can be excellent solutions.
2017 was never going to be easy, and Apple had a lot of accidents over its closing months. It delivered a lot of new products, and with them a lot of new problems.
A starter Xcode 9.2 project to form a base for quick, scripting-style apps. Free of all copyright, free to use. Runs on El Capitan, Sierra, and High Sierra.
This UTF-8 string contains the Gatekeeper score, the system time of download, downloading agent, and the event UUID. Can force a full Gatekeeper check.
Has Xcode been warning you that your Interface Builder window class is unknown, and creating a generic Window instead? Here’s the simple fix.
Four versions of the same app to demonstrate different app states in Sierra and High Sierra, and how your apps can join the undead.
The odd behaviour of some apps, which quit on their own, but hang around as zombies, and the long battle trying to make sense of logs.
This week, I have been attacked by zombies – half-dead apps which appear to have quit automatically, but […]
Why would anyone tell the user that an app had quit, but actually leave it hanging around, near-useless, in memory?
Put TextEdit or Preview into the background when they haven’t got an open window, and they quit automatically, don’t they? Actually they don’t, they just become zombies.