Blog migrated to new server

If you’re reading this post it means the server migration went well & this blog is now running from a California datacenter.  Also, took the opportunity to update from Debian 9 to Debian 11 so I don’t need to worry about EOL until June 2026.  Crossing fingers. Until next time,  Marc

Using NSTextView in SwiftUI

MarsManaged is built on SwiftUI. At the time of this writing, November 2021, SwiftUI is still quite new and catching up to AppKit/UIKit capabilities. As many early adopters, I found myself in a situation where a key feature I wanted to build for the app was not feasible using only SwiftUI views. I needed good …

MenuBar Items in SwiftUI

Before SwiftUI you would easily add, change or remove menuBarItems from your app Storyboard. With the transition to SwiftUI however, there’s no longer a StoryBoard file to edit… So, what now? After the initial surprise, and having spent a few hours reading documentation… It’s actually a very straightforward three step process: 1. In your @main …