O’Reilly, Giles Turnbull: “Follow me, ladies and gentlemen, on a journey into the minds of some of your fellow Mac users.”
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.”
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.”
We just posted a new page on setting up NetNewsWire to edit TypePad weblogs.
NoticiasMac interviews Brent: “Weblogs are a huge part of RSS. Without weblogs I don’t think RSS would be at all popular.”
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.”
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.
This beta fixes a few bugs, including a user interface glitch when marking multiple items as read. See the change notes for details.
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.”