NativeNotes / Swift

Distributing macOS apps via App Center

I’ve been a happy customer of the HockeyApp since their introduction back in 2012. Almost immediately, in 2014, bitstadium was acquired by Microsoft to become a part of the Visual Studio App Center. Fortunately, Microsoft did not shut down the service. With time, the HockeyApp got even better, and recently they announced a full transition to the App Center during 2019. Which is great news, because the App Center has improved analytics and crash reporting. In this post I will demonstrate these capabilities by releasing a new Mac app via the command line. Read more

NativeConnect Internals

Here I’d like to share some technical information about the app. If you are into Cocoa development, maybe you will find this post useful. This is a technical article, and it would be nice to periodically discuss the ongoing challenges and their solutions on NativeConnect. Read more