Archive for the 'MarsEdit' Category

MarsEdit 3.7.5: Secure Sparkle Updates

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

MarsEdit 3.7.5 is now available from the MarsEdit home page, and will be available soon for update on the Mac App Store. The main purpose for this update is to respond to security concerns with the Sparkle software update mechanism that MarsEdit uses. Although Red Sweater uses a custom version of Sparkle, it was vulnerable […]

Prematurely Published Drafts

Friday, February 19th, 2016

A WordPress bug was brought to my attention in which changing the publish status of a post from “Draft” to “Published”, while also giving the post a specific date, for example to schedule it for the future, would cause the post to be unexpectedly published immediately, instead of scheduled for the future date. I looked […]

MarsEdit 3.7.4: San Francisco Typeface

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

MarsEdit 3.7.4 is now available from the MarsEdit home page, and will be available soon for update on the Mac App Store. Sharper, more typographically sensitive eyes pointed out that the font for the main window lists in MarsEdit 3.7.3 and earlier was stuck on the old system font, Lucida Grancde. Starting in OS X […]

WordPress 4.4.1: Scheduling Problem Solved

Friday, January 8th, 2016

I’m happy to share that the WordPress 4.4.1 release addresses the issue I reported previously with MarsEdit’s scheduled dates being misinterpreted by WordPress blogs. Thanks to the WordPress team for taking the regression seriously and choosing to revert the change that was at the root of the problem. Happy scheduling, everybody!