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Understanding Pinboard Sync v1

Pins 1.0 is built against the Pinboard v1 API which was modeled after del.icio.us v1 API and last updated back in 2014. It has a lot of limitations. By understanding how Pins works under the hood, ...

Using Gestures and Keyboard Shortcuts

Pins supports many gestures to make it faster to perform common tasks. Main Screen Swipe on a user-created Smart Collection from right to left to reveal the Delete action. Long press on the ...

Multitasking in Split View and Slide Over Mode

On your iPad, you can use multitasking to work with two apps at the same time. Pins supports both Split View and Slide Over mode. Using Pins in Split View Mode You can use Split View with iPad Pr...

Advanced Search Syntax Cheat Sheet

Pins supports SQLite Full-Text Search syntax to filter your bookmarks. This is only enabled when you use the Query scope to search. Other scopes (Any, Title, Desc., URL, Tag) assumes you want to lo...

Using Smart Collections for Advanced Search

Smart Collections let you filter your bookmarks to access them later using the Side bar. Pins 1.0 comes with 2 built-in smart collections: On This Day URL: twitter.com Creating Smart Colle...

Dev Diary 4: Pins ft. Catalyst

All Pins 1.0 features are supported on macOS Big Sur: Collections, Smart Collections, In-app browser, Drag-and-drop Widget Share extension More to come Pins was developed as a mobile-fir...

Dev Diary 3: Spotlight, Shortcuts, and More

In this third installment of Pins’ Developer Diary series, I’m listing the other system integration features that are being shipped in the 1.0 release. Spotlight search You can look for any bookm...

Dev Diary 2: Multitasking in Split View and Slide Over Mode

Welcome to the second installment of Pins’ Developer Diary series. Let’s talk about how Pins works hard to be a model citizen on your Apple device by integrating well with the rest of the system. ...

Dev Diary 1: Introducing Pins

Hey there, fellow Pinboard users. I’ve been working on a new Pinboard app for a while and would love to unveil it soon. It’s called Pins. Pins is a multi-platform app made for iOS 14 and macOS Big...

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