Sep 2003

What’s on Your Dock?

O’Reilly, Giles Turnbull: “Follow me, ladies and gentlemen, on a journey into the minds of some of your fellow Mac users.”

Cocoatech Open Source

The Cocoatech folks—the folks behind PathFinder, a Finder replacement—have released a bunch of code as open source. Among the goodies: “CocoaTechTerminal allows you to put a real working terminal in a plain NSView. It’s super simple. Build your own Terminal.app in about 5 minutes.”

Daring Fireball Interviews Michael Tsai

Michael Tsai, developer of SpamSieve, says: “Paul Graham’s paper was what got me to write SpamSieve. First, it said that it was absolutely possible to write a better spam filter. Second, it demonstrated that doing so was actually pretty easy.”

Editing TypePad Weblogs in NetNewsWire

We just posted a new page on setting up NetNewsWire to edit TypePad weblogs.

Entrevista a Brent Simmons

NoticiasMac interviews Brent: “Weblogs are a huge part of RSS. Without weblogs I don’t think RSS would be at all popular.”

NetNewsWire 1.0.5

NetNewsWire 1.0.5 fixes a couple dozen bugs. The most important of these is to no longer share cookies with Safari, which eliminates a set of crashes and hangs reported by some users.

For more details, see what’s new in NetNewsWire 1.0.5 and the change notes.

AppleScript ‘Whose’ Clauses

Daring Fireball: “The AppleScript language itself is rather small, and in fact offers some very neat features. One of these is the concept of a filtered reference, using a whose clause.”

NetNewsWire 1.0.5fc1

This final candidate release updates the Sites Drawer and the Help book. The hunt is on for deal-stopper bugs, bugs that have to be fixed before releasing 1.0.5.

NetNewsWire 1.0.5b2

This beta fixes a few bugs, including a user interface glitch when marking multiple items as read. See the change notes for details.

Xcode: Apple’s Answer to Visual Studio

SD Times takes a look at Xcode: “Apple is wooing developers in compelling ways as if it were trying to make up for the lost time.”

Cocoa Literature

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