Sparkle: Self Updating Framework for Cocoa Applications

Mac Geekery talks about a new Cocoa framework that allows Self-Udating Programs, For Free. Sparkle is a BSD-Licensed Open-Source framework for Cocoa applications that is literally drop-dead easy to use.

This is perfect timing for me. Just this week, I started writing up some requirements that my next project will need as part of it’s base engine. At the top of the list: Software Update Notifications.

Sparkle is still in “beta” but once it reaches a stable release, I’m definitely going to give it a try.