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Improving the WordPress API

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Some MarsEdit customers may have run across a problem where posts that were published as “Draft” posts to WordPress end up getting stuck with the original draft publish date as the actual publish date when the post is changed to Published. I took on the task of identifying the source of this problem and fixing […]

The Future for Tumblr and MarsEdit

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

MarsEdit’s history with Tumblr has been long and bittersweet. Starting with a December, 2008 post in which I encouraged Tumblr to add fundamental support for apps like MarsEdit to their API: There are relatively simple changes that Tumblr can make to their API to facilitate an acceptable user experience not only from MarsEdit, but from […]

Medium’s New API

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Yesterday, Medium CEO Ev Williams announced a number of new features for the publishing service, but the one that interests me the most is of course the debut of a new publishing API. The “API” for any publishing service is a sort of interface for 3rd party apps that allows the content of a blog […]

Burn After Releasing

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

For folks interested in the more technical side of Red Sweater, I’ve written up a fairly long technical analysis of a recent MarsEdit crash report I received and how I ended up fixing it: “I love it when customers take the time to write something about the circumstances surrounding a crash. Often even a little […]