Archive for November 1, 2014

Downloading for Mavericks and Mountain Lion

November 1, 2014 19 comments

I’ve noticed that the installers for Mavericks and Mountain Lion have now vanished from my list of Purchases in the App Store, and searching for “OS X Server” will only give you the option of 4.0 for Yosemite. However, 2.2.5 for Mountain Lion and 3.2.2 for Mavericks are still available. You just need the right Mac App Store URL.

As of November 1, 2014, here are the Mac App Store URLs for 2.2.5 for OS X 10.8.5 and 3.2.2 for 10.9.5:

To help safeguard against a day where they may not be available at all, I recommend downloading a copy of the installer packages from the MAS.

Update 1-6-2015: Apple has a KBase article that also shows how to download and install for Mountain Lion and Mavericks:

Documentation session at MacTech Conference 2014

November 1, 2014 Leave a comment

I’ll be speaking at MacTech Conference 2014, which is taking place from November 5th – 7th in Los Angeles. I’ll be talking about documentation and the various lessons I’ve learned over the years that I’ve been writing it.

You can see the entire list of speakers at If you’ve been on the fence about attending, it’s not too late! Come attend a great conference; seats are still available.

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