Episode 263: The Writing-off-December Club

Daniel asks Manton for the latest on his Micro.blog Kickstarter plans, discuss the merits of waiting to ship until after the holidays, and the discipline that waiting requires. They go on to talk about macOS 10.12.2 and the challenges that even minor OS updates can bring when maintaining existing apps.

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  • Micro.blog – Manton’s forthcoming micro-blogging service.
  • Bare Bones Software – Makers of BBEdit and other Mac software.
  • Rich Siegel – Co-founder of Bare Bones and wise sage of postponed release dates.
  • macOS 10.12.2 – Release notes from Apple.
  • Custom Scheme – Daniel’s tweet about new limitations on bookmarklets in Safari.
  • MarsEdit – Daniel’s blog editing app for the Mac.
  • Safari App Extension – New technology in macOS 10.12 for native-app-delivered extensions.
  • Interesting Response – Michael Tsai of C-Command software reacts to an Apple News apology.
  • MacStories – Mac and iOS blog founded by Federico Viticci
December 16, 2016 at 3:15 pm.