Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2019-08-23

Summer vacation time is coming to an end and the beta season for macOS Catalina and iOS 13 is heating up! Another Catalina beta dropped this week, and third parties are now starting to announce their own betas and/or preliminary support.

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On Scripting OS X

The “Moving to zsh” class on September 6 is now full. Looking forward to seeing you all there! If you missed to sign up for this class, the next “Scripting macOS” beginners’ class on October 30–31 will be updated for Catalina and contain plenty of zsh, as well.

News and Opinion

macOS 10.15 Catalina

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • William Smith: “Excited for this release from Microsoft because it’ll be the first app they’ve ever released for Mac that’s fully manageable from day 1. There’s been a lot of outreach the past few years from them to MacAdmins to make something like this possible.”
  • Mike Stern: “SF Mono is now available! Also, SF Pro and SF Compact have been updated to reflect some additions and changes to SF Symbols. developer.apple.com/fonts

Bugs and Security

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Apple Support

Updates and Releases

To Listen

Just for Fun


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