What is new on the website or the user dashboard
We updated the page showcasing the best solutions for PHP development on macOS. https://www.macweb.com/php
With LM Studio, you can run LLMs on your Mac server, use models through the in-app Chat UI or an OpenAI compatible server, download any compatible model files from Hugging Face repositories, discover new & noteworthy LLMs in the app's home page. A great developer tool fully optimized for Apple silicon. https://lmstudio.ai
Sanctum is more simple to use with a beautiful user interface and a focus on local assistants. https://sanctum.ai
For running a cluster of Mac computers, Kubernetes is one of the best solution, fully optimized for Apple silicon. Minikube is helping the setup and management. https://minikube.sigs.k8s.io/docs/
To better understand the performance of each cloud instance, we added the best XcodeBenchmark for Xcode 14. Version 15 is a bit faster but most developers are still using version 14.
Cilicon is a macOS App that leverages Apple's Virtualization Framework to create, provision and run ephemeral CI VMs with near-native performance. It currently supports Github Actions, Buildkite Agent, GitLab Runner and arbitrary scripts. Depending on your setup, should be able to get up and running with your self-hosted CI in minutes. https://github.com/traderepublic/Cilicon
If you have an OpenAI ChatGPT Plus account, you can now chat with our AI assistant
On the self-hosted page, we are presenting professional open source or commercial solutions for developers and businesses that can be hosted on a Mac server. https://www.macweb.com/self_hosted
As a reference point, we added the best Geekbench 6 score for single core and multi core to the list of configurations available on-demand. https://www.macweb.com/macmini
LlamaGPT is a self-hosted, offline, ChatGPT-like chatbot. Powered by Llama 2. 100% private, with no data leaving your server. There is even Code Llama support! It just requires Xcode and Docker to be installed. https://github.com/getumbrel/llama-gpt
MacWeb Computing team is thrilled about Mojo, a revolutionary programming language explicitly crafted for Artificial Intelligence, now seamlessly optimized for Apple Silicon. Created by the visionary Chris Lattner and developed by Modular, Mojo ushers in a new era of computational excellence on the Mac platform. Its harmonious design leverages the full extent of Apple’s advanced hardware, delivering unbelievable performance enhancements, and setting a new standard for AI deployment environments. What makes Mojo stand out is its fluid integration with the Mac ecosystem, designed from the ground up to support the nuances of AI development, ensuring developers can work with an unprecedented level of power and precision. The future of AI on Mac is here, and MacWeb Computing is at the forefront, offering our users the tools to unlock unimaginable potential, transforming vision into reality with Mojo. It’s using the same syntax than Python, and faster than plain C. Learn more on our website:
We are now offering the possibility to test a Mac in the cloud during 24 hours. Reserved to registered businesses.
You can now run macOS inside macOS, build images using Docker and distribute them using registries.
From your list of servers, you can force a restart of your cloud instance with one click. You just need to enable Remote Login in macOS preferences for the cloud instance. If you customized the password or added a user, you also need to edit the information of your cloud instance. A confirmation dialog is always displayed.
You can now edit your cloud instances information, add notes, add a custom user or custom password, even a custom name.
Login and password is now automatically added to the “Connect via VNC” button.
We recommend to test both solutions on a new cloud instance. We tested both solutions for months without any major issues but it's better to do personal testing if you have a sensitive workflow.
You can now browse more content on the FAQs section of our website
We recently joined Vapor community and we are happy to help developers supporting Swift on servers.
We are happy to introduce our new name MacWeb Computing, our new branding, and our new website showcasing our ambition for cloud services. Previous customer accounts are fully supported.