Recent Articles By John C. Welch [RSS]

Apple’s Sandboxing Nontroversies

6:09 PM, Jun. 26th, 2012 · John C. Welch · Editorial

Apple’s sandboxing requirements are a fact of life for developers hoping to sell their apps through the Mac App Store, and that has some developers — as well as end users — crying foul. On the other side there’s John C. Welch from Angry Mac Bastards, and he thinks thinks it’s time for developers and users to man-up and accept the good sandboxing brings to the Mac.

C4[boom]; John Welch’s Take on the End of the Coder’s Conference

2:45 PM, May. 13th, 2010 · John C. Welch · Editorial


C4 conference organizer Jonathan Rentzsch decided to mothball the event over Apple’s decision to block iPhone and iPad developers from using certain third-party tools to design their apps. John Welch takes a look at Mr. Rentzsch’s reasoning behind killing the conference for Mac developers and offers up his own take on the demise of the event.

Macworld Expo: Far From Dead

9:45 AM, Feb. 19th, 2010 · John C. Welch · Analysis


With all the press about how Macworld Conference & Expo 2010 was going to be a death march, the last gasp of a once great show, adrift without Apple's glory shining down upon us all, a funny thing happened: the show didn't suck.