Nick Heer writes about the changes to iWork for Mac's file formats, moving away from XML in favour of spreading data across many smaller data files. I think the new file format is a regression, though. I would love to know the justification for these obfuscated data files, and what advantages they bring over the … Continue reading Exploring the new iWork file formats
Prepare for a swift kick in the nostalgia.
Jared Sinclair makes some excellent points about buttons in iOS 7: For buttons, touchability requires something different. Touchable buttons need borders. By “borders” I don’t mean outlines, (although outlines are included in my usage of the word). I mean borders in a broader sense. A button is a tappable area, clearly delineated from the un-tappable … Continue reading Untouchable
Thomas Brand looks back on the last version of Mac OS X that was a free update.
Craig Grannell sums up the seemingly controversial issue regarding Tweetbot not being a free update: Everyone has reason to be disgusted. It’s a well known fact that iOS developers don’t have expenses and in fact survive solely on a diet of unicorns and Jony Ive’s tears, living in houses powered by rainbows. And if you’ve … Continue reading Horror as iOS 7 developer charges for update
Out now for iPhone, just $2.
Pixelmator blog: The Pixelmator Team today announced Pixelmator 3.0 FX, the most advanced version of Pixelmator to date, featuring Layer Styles, Liquify Tools, and support for new features in OS X Mavericks, delivering blazing fast performance with its new, state-of-the-art image editing engine. Pixelmator 3.0 FX is available today as a free upgrade from the … Continue reading Pixelmator 3.0