Archive for the 'Black Ink' Category

Black Ink 2.0 Is Here

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

I’m excited to share the news that Black Ink 2 has shipped and is available for immediate download both on the Black Ink home page and from the Mac App Store. As promised, customers who purchased a license to Black Ink 1 on or after January 1, 2018, are entitled to a free upgrade to […]

Early Catalina Updates

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

Apple was quick to release a public macOS 10.15 beta this year, so some of you may already be installing it to give it a spin. If you haven’t installed it yet, I strongly encourage you to be more cautious than usual. This year’s update to macOS includes a large number of significant architectural changes […]

Accessible Crosswords

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Many years ago, I set out to make my Mac crossword app, Black Ink, accessible to VoiceOver users. I failed. The assistive technology on macOS at the time simply did not seem up to the task for mapping the complex, two-dimensional, nested hierarchy of a crossword puzzle into a form that could be meaningfully conveyed […]

Black Ink 2.0b11: More Dark Mode Fixes

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

I’ve made a lot of progress this year on Black Ink, but most of that work has gone into the 2.0 update, which has been in public beta since earlier this year. While I’ve been releasing updates of my other apps to take advantage of new macOS Mojave features, I decided to focus all such […]