Finally a Multiline SwiftUI Text Field on macOS

Took long enough, way too long for a standard control.

What a week of Activity in Apple World

From new hardware to sudden release drops, it all happened this week

Adventures in code upgrading

I bit the bullet this week and starting moving personal projects to Xcode 12.

Xcode 12 & macOS Big Sur are feeling good

As we get late into the beta releases, Xcode is feeling pretty solid to me.

Big Sur and Xcode beta 3 fun

Another round of beta releases and spending more time with them.

Automate those build and version numbers for Xcode

Take the pain out of keeping those build and version numbers upto date with one simple tool.

WWDC 20 Recommended Videos for Swift Developers

There was a lot this year from WWDC, but these are the videos that I feel are a must watch for Swift developers.

WWDC20 - Day 2 - Time to set Up Big Sur

Yep time to install the beta but safely.

WWDC20 Day 1 Note Building

What a day, so much

Live Stream - Scripting with Swift, Creating Folders

In this live stream recording I started working with Swift scripting on the Mac terminal.

Automating the boring stuff

This weekend I decided to explore some options to remove the burden of mundane coding.

A great markdown rendering library

Using Down markdown library to preview my post in my macOS app.

Live Stream Recording - macOS App Development

A recorded live stream, working on my GatsbyJS blogging application for macOS.

Setting NSTextView Font Size Using Swift

Changing font size of an NSTextView can catch you out.

Need a Swift Dictionary with more than a key value pair?

Dictionaries are great, and then you refactor and need more than a key value pair, here's my solution.

Patreon Video 5 - Add New Note View Creation

Patreon video 5 starts the build of adding a new note form view with SwiftUI.

This tweet made my morning

Thanks @BalestraPatrick for putting the truth out there.

Changing macOS menu item states with Swift

My first experience working with macOS menus, how to change the state of a menu item using Swift.

What is preventing you from making that App?

I am curious, please take this quick one question poll on making that next app.

Why Force Me To Reset The Entire Device List?

Why is resetting the Apple device list so annoying still?

Patreon Video 4 Refactoring and Fixing the Master View

Video 4 for Patreon members continues the masterview SwiftUI work from video 3, we identify and fix problems with the layout.

It's all about Tab's

I learned a lot when it comes to macOS app navigation this week.

MetaMaker macOS App Changes

This week I managed to spend a little time on my macOS app, MetaMaker.

Live Stream - macOS App Development

Recorded live stream of my work on a macOS app I built to help me write blog posts faster. This session is refactoring the template keys to a JSON file.

Patreon Video 4 in production

Video 4 for Patreon members is well into production.

Patreon Video 3 Master view layout using SwiftUI

Video 3 for Patreon members uploaded. We start building the master list using SwiftUI.

SwiftUI Multiline Textfield?

Does SwiftUI have a multiline text field or attribute to create one?

First Serious SwiftUI Learning

Now that all the Apple OS releases have settled down, I have upgraded to Catalina and Xcode 11.2. So that means I am ready to start working with SwiftUI.

Easy Way to Check for 32bit Apps on macOS

As you prepare for macOS Catalina, you might want to check what apps could cause problems on your system, here's a quick way to check.

The Great Reworking Begins

iOS and iPadOS 13 are big steps forward, and that means work for all of us on existing applications.