Joe Cieplinski

Wave Hill Public Gardens

I’m finding myself disagreeing with other programmers about various approaches to problems more often lately. I take that as a sign that I am growing. (I just want to be careful it’s not an indication that I am becoming “set” in my opinions, too, though.)

Coda in Dark Mode is a beautiful sight. Thanks to Panic for adding this, even with Coda being replaced with whatever-the-new-thing-will-be-called later this year.

Fort Tryon Timelapse, version 1.

I’m never going to enjoy being a salesman, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t gotten—and can’t still continue to get—better at it.

Gorgeous set for Juno and the Paycock.

Heading to the Irish Rep to catch Juno and the Paycock, the 2nd of O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy. Last month’s production of The Shadow of a Gunman was excellent. So I’m very much looking forward to this.

It took me way too long to get to New Orleans for my first time. I have a strong feeling this won’t be my last time. What a great town.

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. New Orleans.

I just caught myself thinking “I’ll need to sign that PDF and mail it back to him when I get back to my Mac later this evening.” While I was sitting in front of my iPad, Apple Pencil handy.

Amazing how long it takes to change one’s mindset around certain workflows.

New Orleans Sky

Meanwhile, if you were at Release Notes 2017 in Chicago, and you want to relive the great memories, we have updated our gallery with photos by Ben Rice McCarthy.…

Also, today’s episode of Release Notes has lots more detail about our awesome venue, Finest Playa Mujeres. Listen in…

Release Notes 2019 tickets go on sale today at 1pm, Eastern. You can read up on the details of the show now, though, at

So cool to see Apple has finally enabled Dark Mode via CSS in the latest macOS Safari. (Previously it was only in the tech preview.) My now has Dark Mode!

New on my “big” blog: If you are in Europe or Hong Kong, where ECG is now available, go ahead and try it. I was surprised with my results the first time: I now have a cardiologist.

Spent more time with a hammer and screwdriver this week than I did with my laptop. I don’t think I’d want to make this a regular thing, but the change of pace was interesting, at least.