How direct distribution makes customer maintenance so much better

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This blog post is bought to you by Christian Tietze, who writes books on #CleanCocoa coding practices. And created @wordcounterapp and @calendarpasteapp. Distribution via the Mac App Store is truly limiting. Imagine you shipped an update with a bug. What happens?First, how'll you discover the bug? Of course you could discover the bug on your own. Or a friend

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How to Fix Consequences of the Last Apple Update

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by Daryl, DevMate Octopus on
As you may already know, yesterday Apple has released a new Security Update to the OS X 10.11 that caused a serious issue: it disabled Ethernet port on the Mac OS X. That was reported by a lot of consumers and posted on the Internet, at MacRumors for instance. The main trouble here is that the update was silent

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Sell apps outside the Mac App Store: It’s probably down anyway.

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by Daryl, DevMate Octopus on
I had a bad feeling last night, deep in my gut. And it totally wasn’t the taco-salad from the new place on the corner with the B cleanliness rating. In the morning, I discovered it was far, far worse: the Mac App Store had been down. Chaos, panic, anarchy. Developers counted their losses today, weeping in unison with frustrated

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New Benefits from the Latest DevMate Update

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by Daryl, DevMate Octopus on
The two most recent DevMate updates, 1.0b7 and 1.0b7.1, brought a number of significant improvements. In particular, developers got some great new options and tools that make the experience of working in DevMate smoother and more streamlined. Below are the features along with short use cases on how to benefit from using them. FastSpring Embedded Store SupportIf

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