Safari Technology Preview 157 is published for macOS Ventura

Apple publishes new technology preview for Safari.

‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 157 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Rendering, JavaScript, WebCodecs, Web API, Media, Web Animations, HTML, Accessibility, Security, Privacy, and Safari Web Extensions. 

MacRumors

Now Safari Technology Preview works with macOS Ventura, but no longer compatible with macOS Big Sur.

Download: Safari – Resources

Release notes: Safari Technology Preview Release Notes

Reference: Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 157 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Weekend good reads for Apple developers, issue #48

Hey there! This week we have many great reads for the developers, so – buckle up!

This week we'd like to pay our respects to Ray Wenderlich and his portal. Now it has new name – Kodeco. It is still great source of useful content for developers and we'll even share couple of articles today.

That's a lot for this week. Have time for rest and some time to read something interesting!

Apple releases iOS 16, watchOS 9, also updates previous major releases and Safari for macOS

Monday morning brings new releases for Apple hardware.

These are updates available today:

  • iOS 16, watchOS 9 and tvOS 16 as new major releases
  • Xcode 14
  • HomePod software 16
  • iOS/iPadOS 15.7, macOS 12.6 Monterey with security fixes
  • Safari 16 for macOS 12 Monterey

Apple continues practice of offering both updates to current major release and brand new release.

Also, some features like Live Activities are not yet live in iOS 16 and expected later this year.

Apple Support:

Apple Newsroom:

References:

Safari Technology Preview 152 is published

Apple publishes new technology preview for Safari.

‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 152 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Accessibility, Rendering, JavaScript, and Web API. 

MacRumors

Download: Safari – Resources

Release notes: Safari Technology Preview Release Notes

Reference: Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 152 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Safari 15.6.1 for macOS Catalina and Big Sur is released

Following recent OS updates Apple publishes new Safari for older macOS releases.

Recommended update

Vulnerabilities fixed by this update are currently already used, so this update is strongly recommended.

Vulnerabilities fixed by this update are currently already used, so this update is strongly recommended.

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Safari Technology Preview 150 is published

Apple continues to refresh Safari Technology Preview with features in upcoming macOS 13 Ventura.

‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 150 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Shadow DOM, JavaScript, Web Animations, Web Share, WebAuthn, Web API, Rendering, and Accessibility. 

MacRumors

Download: Safari – Resources

Release notes: Safari Technology Preview Release Notes

Reference: Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 150 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Apple adds support for AVIF images in iOS 16 and macOS 13 Ventura

As reported by Jen Simmons, Apple adds support for AVIF image format in new operating systems this Fall.

Support for AVIF is now included in Safari Technology Preview 149.

https://twitter.com/jensimmons/status/1547693585922789381

Preview might be unavailable

Please note that at the moment of publication, build was not available due to issues.

WebKit blog: Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 149

Safari Technology Preview 147 is here

Apple previews new Safari features which will be available in macOS 13 Ventura.

Safari Technology Preview Release 147 is now available for download for macOS Monterey 12.3 or later and macOS Ventura beta. Updates to Safari Technology Preview are no longer available for macOS Big Sur. If you already have Safari Technology Preview installed, you can update in the Software Update pane of System Preferences on macOS Monterey, or System Settings under General → Software Update on macOS Ventura.
Note: Shared Tab Groups and syncing for Tab Groups, Website Settings, and Web Extensions are not enabled in this release.

Apple Developer

Features available for test:

  • Live Text
  • Web Push
  • New web extensions

Download: Safari – Resources

Release notes: Safari Technology Preview Release Notes

Apple publishes Safari Technology Preview 143

Apple released Safari Technology Preview 143. ‌This Safari Technology Preview‌ includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS Container Queries, CSS Cascade Layers, Subgrid, CSS, JavaScript, Rendering, Web Animations, SVG, Scrolling, WebAuthn, WebGL, HTML, Web API, Media, Accessibility, File System Access, and Web Extensions. 

Download: Downloads for Safari

Release Notes: Safari Technology Preview Release Notes

Reference: Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 143 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements