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June 2019

@handcoding Thanks. I’ve got a huge backlog for that post. Hoping to update it this week.

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@eli_schiff Yeah, I get that he wanted out a long time ago and was guilted/pressured into this “transition.” But do… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@eli_schiff If the plan was that Ive was not going to be involved but was going to present to the world that he was… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@z31r4m If you need a replacement K811, I have one I’m not using.

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Good start to the morning: 6-month-old MacBook Air keyboard has its first stuck key. Bug fix update rejected from t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@isaiah Not in depth yet. I really like property wrappers and the DSL features. I like Combine in concept, but I do… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Swift property wrappers remind me a lot more of Python than of C++.

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@ClarkGoble @OluseyiSonaiya @jgordonshare I don’t think it’s really a separate issue because the documentation will… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@OluseyiSonaiya @ClarkGoble @jgordonshare I don’t think anyone wants Swift to require actual header files for devel… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@sanguish I agree, but at least the headers give you something when the docs are incomplete (which in practice is a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Great Monitor Search Continues: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/2…

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Catalyst Can Rescue the Mac and Grow the iPad
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@hey_pom @howardnoakley @rosyna I have only been using altool. I’ll collect the requested info for my next submission. Thanks!

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@rosyna Hmm, maybe that’s what I’m seeing. It’s definitely longer than 3 minutes sometimes, though.

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@rosyna Thanks. The firewall is disabled. I do have Little Snitch, but I think I have it set to allow all Apple con… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rosyna What would cause UDP to be blocked? What I’m seeing is that it spends 5-10 minutes seemingly doing nothing… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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dropdmg DropDMG 3.5.6 adds support for the macOS 10.15 Public Beta, fixes bugs, and improves the documentation: c-command.com/blog/2019/06/2…

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eaglefiler EagleFiler 1.8.8 adds support for the macOS 10.15 beta, improves importing, indexing, displaying videos, batch chan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Forget about tracking how long notarization processing takes; Apple should also be tracking the delays before the s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Looks like the blog is back up (longer than expected database upgrade). Sorry for the downtime.

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@leebennett Yeah, looking into it. There was supposed to just be a database upgrade, but it seems to be causing more problems.

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Catalyst Can Rescue the Mac and Grow the iPad: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/2…

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Meet the New Dropbox
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macOS 10.15 Public Beta 1… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Mac Pro 2019
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Lightroom CC Returns to the Mac App Store… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@hunter @nickheer Yeah, my guess is simply that the public beta is earlier than expected, but I don’t see why they… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@nickheer I haven’t dug into it, but I haven’t seen anyone mention any from b1 to b2/pb. (Whereas, the ones from Mo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@nickheer I mean, Hiner has a direct quote from Federighi: “Wait for the public beta. We're still tuning everything… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Popularity of the 4.7″ iPhone: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/2…

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SwiftUI and Combine
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Jean-Marie Hullot, RIP
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@toddthomas Apparently, that was the group that prototyped it. It was also mentioned years ago, e.g. in the Ames article from 2014.

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@NSExceptional Yeah, I’m skeptical about this being a real performance bottleneck.

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Chrome to Limit Ad Blocking Extensions: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/2…

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Notarizing Command-Line Tools for macOS 10.15
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Legacy App Whitelist… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@wincent @captureonepro I probably should. But I don’t want to lose all my non-destructive edits *again*.

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@rosyna Thanks. But it sounds like the fundamental issue remains?

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Scripting a Save Location With Default Folder X: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/2…

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SwiftUI and Combine
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Backing Up VM Image Files… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Freerunnering Thanks for finding this information. That’s too bad, as both Applications and Library can contain useful data.

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@rsebbe I don’t know. It’s a good question.

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@Freerunnering It’s been a while since I’ve tried it, but Engst says in the article that you can.

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Best Buy to Offer Apple-Certified Repairs: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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Backing Up VM Image Files to Internet Backup Services: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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Business Model and Pricing for Unread 2: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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What Does “Amazon’s Choice” Mean?: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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What Does “Amazon’s Choice” Mean?: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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macOS 10.15 Beta
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App Store Subscription Confirmation Alert… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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iPadOS
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Security & Privacy in macOS 10.15 Beta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Genius Accuses Google of Copying Its Lyrics Data
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Notarizing Command… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware That’s what I did with the last release, but I’m still trying to figure it out because I expect the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rosyna @howardnoakley But then it says that tickets can’t be stapled to standalone binaries, which is what I thought we were talking about.

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@rosyna @howardnoakley Or are you saying to put all the tools in ZIP, notarize that. Then unzip it and staple the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@rosyna @howardnoakley Confused, because this seems to say that you have to notarize each tool in the archive separ… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lapcatsoftware I’m hoping that post is complete as-is and won’t need any updates.

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Syncing Core Data With CloudKit and NSPersistentCloudKitContainer
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Genius Accuses Google of Copying Its Lyrics Data: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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Notarizing Command-Line Tools for macOS 10.15: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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@ObjColumnist Merging notifications is another good workaround. I just prefer to refresh-on-fetch, if possible, bec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@ObjColumnist Hmm, in my case I first noticed this because I was seeing stale data in the UI after saving in a back… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@ObjColumnist Thanks for reading. Running the run loop doesn’t seem to help (and given what the option does, it see… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Am I missing something basic here, or is this a Core Data bug with shouldRefreshRefetchedObjects? stackoverflow.com/questions/5663…

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@morrick This has been happening since forever. :(

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@NSExceptional It wasn’t to do with Gatekeeper. You needed an entitlement and a provisioning profile to call those APIs.

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@drdrang :( I just started getting HTML entities in my calendar names.

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@ClarkGoble I don’t know. I think they want you to download the separate app that has the canonical version of the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@Freerunnering Yeah, I switched to a USB keyboard. Bluetooth ones don’t even work consistently later in the boot pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tullera @scojjac I’m used to having Subject before From, which is now impossible. There’s also no way to control D… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@scojjac @tullera Most of the columns can’t be added, and the pop-up to sort takes extra clicks. Universal how?

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@scojjac @tullera Have you tried that? It’s really nowhere close to what we had before?

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@tullera Yes, that’s what I’m using. It loses most of the columns, column re-ordering, resizing, and single-click sorting.

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Rejected for Opening the Application Scripts Folder: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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Supporting the iPhone SE Resolution
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Feedback Assistant Replaces Bug… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Soulver 3 for Mac
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Scripting Languages to Be Removed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@devtrope There is no more Classic Mode in Catalina, just an option to put the preview on the bottom instead of the right.

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Really missing the message list table view in Mail. What’s the point of removing columns, reordering, and click-to-sort?

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@lapcatsoftware Yes, but even my formerly closed bugs say that.

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@lapcatsoftware I just got one of these, and they really did fix it in 10.15.

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@saji I found that interesting as well but haven’t seen any more details.

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@peter_s_h Thanks for the report! I think it’s fixed now.

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Feedback Assistant Replaces Bug Reporter: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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Security & Privacy in macOS 10.15
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Syncing Core Data With CloudKit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@zorn Thanks. Which RSS reader and feed URL are you using?

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Supporting the iPhone SE Resolution: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/1…

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@meekgeek @OhMDee Is this his attitude, or is he trying too hard to be funny and not realizing how it sounds? There… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@pedantcoder @peternlewis @danielpunkass Good to know. In this case, it was “flawed group/semaphore logic”.

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@OhMDee Craig: “As if that tests actual performance in any way.”
Steve: “So if you make it boot ten seconds faster,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@meekgeek @OhMDee Disappointing. The lockdown code that prevents us from freely running apps turns out to be respon… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@peternlewis @danielpunkass :( I used to get tons of crashes that literally said they were due to a bug in libdispa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@danielpunkass And the system List Manager was rather limited, so there were third-party list manager libraries that one could buy.

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Security & Privacy in macOS 10.15 Beta: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/0…

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Xcode 11 Beta
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Updates to the App Store Review Guidelines… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Mac Pro 2019
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Scripting Languages to Be Removed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@kuba_suder @drewmccormack Right. At the time, Apple promoted it as coequal with Cocoa. Then they built a whole new… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@tullera Derived attributes sound cool. Haven’t read about that, so I’m not sure out it relates. Based on the name… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@wincent I would have guessed the same. Glad to be wrong.

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macOS 10.15 Switches From bash to zsh: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/0…

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@jemmons @tclementdev Yes, I think both of those are right.

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Syncing Core Data With CloudKit and NSPersistentCloudKitContainer: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/0…

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@jemmons What makes you say that? It thought much of SwiftUI was built on AppKit?

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@41Rco Nothing in System Preferences or Apple Help. :(

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Apple Reverses Course on MDM and Parental Control Apps: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/0…

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Updates to the App Store Review Guidelines: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/0…

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Final Marzipan Thoughts Before WWDC 2019: mjtsai.com/blog/2019/06/0…

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WWDC 2019 Preview
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App Store Competition
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Apple’s Q2 2019 Results
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Beyond the Tablet: Seven Years of iPad as M… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Lobbying Against Right to Repair
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macOS 10.14.5 Whitelists Kernel Ex… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@platkus @NSExceptional Yes. It would be totally worth that money not to have to deal with the App Store. And the q… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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