I just submitted v1.0 of Rigelian for Mac for App Store review. In the last couple of days I finished the main changes needed for this MVP. The most important open topic was sharing a single Rigelian subscription across 2 platforms (iOS and Mac). With Xcode 11.4 this is finally made possible, unfortunately this version also broke things. Two items in particular caused extensive searches for a solution: Libraries included via Swift Package Manager and shared between the main application and a Today extension cause a compiler error about duplicate frameworks. This requires that those shared frameworks are created as […]
In preparation of the Catalyst version of Rigelian I have been increasing the font-sizes on most views, and using dynamic type on almost all views. An added bonus is that this will take into account the system wide font size setting that a user has chosen, thereby making the app more usable for those with less than perfect eye-sight. This update meant refining the auto-layout definitions on many views, and to simplify things, migration to UIStackView in many places. The following picture shows from left-to-right the sizes small, large (default) and extra-extra-large.