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Topic: developer

Apple error sends Search Ads Basic advertising reports to wrong developers

02/06/2018, 11:02 am

An issue with the way Apple provides reports to iPhone and iPad app developers about advertising and installation rates has been uncovered, with a number of app developers claiming to receive reports for apps belonging to other developers instead of their own creations.

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Developer adoption of Apple's ARKit tepid after iOS 11 launch, data suggests

01/03/2018, 03:01 pm

Less than 1,000 apps on the App Store support Apple's augmented reality tools, and the number of apps adopting ARKit has slowed since September, a new survey has found.

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Apple looks to simplify development of iPhone apps with acquisition of Vancouver-based Buddybuild

01/02/2018, 03:01 pm

Developer support service Buddybuild announced that it has ben acquired by Apple, where its personnel will join the Xcode team in creating developer tools for iOS apps.

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Apple app staple PCalc celebrates 25 years since scientific calculator debuted on Mac System 7

12/27/2017, 02:12 pm

This month marks the 25th anniversary of PCalc, an award winning scientific calculator that debuted on the Mac back in 1992. Since then, it has expanded to virtually all of Apple's platforms, including iOS, watchOS, and even tvOS.

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Apple revises developer guidelines, restricts 'loot boxes' & amends template-generated app ban

12/20/2017, 08:12 pm

Apple's rule that prevented apps generated from commercial templates in the App Store has been modified, with the new rule allowing it if submitted by the provider of the app's data, rather than by the developer.

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Fifth developer beta releases of iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 available

11/28/2017, 01:11 pm

After a break for Thanksgiving, Apple has issued new builds of iOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 and tvOS 11.2 to developers.

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Apple issues fourth developer betas of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, tvOS 11.2

11/17/2017, 01:11 pm

Just a few days after the third betas arrived, Apple has issued new builds of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2 and tvOS 11.2 to developers, with increasing frequency potentially suggesting that the public releases could arrive soon.

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Apple unveils second developer betas of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, macOS 10.13.2, tvOS 11.2

11/06/2017, 01:11 pm

A week after the latch batch of releases, Apple has deployed second developer beta releases of all of its operating systems, including watchOS 4.2. iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2.

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Apple may be looking to open developer's aid center at Paris 'Station F' startup incubator

10/09/2017, 02:10 pm

French Apple-specialist media claims that Apple may be looking to expand its app incubator concept to Paris in a tech-oriented magnet facility called "Station F."

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Apple issues first developer betas of iOS 11.1, macOS 10.13.1, watchOS 4.1 and tvOS 11.1

09/27/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday provided developers with early versions of its next significant software releases for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV, all of which are set to get point-one updates in the near future.

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Apple developer portal undergoes maintenance after system 'glitch' [u]

09/06/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday removed a number of online developer tools from circulation, saying the assets are down for maintenance, but some members are reporting troubling changes to account details that hint at a potential security breach.

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Apple breaches tenth beta milestone with new developer test version of tvOS 11

09/05/2017, 01:09 pm

After just a few days in the wild, Apple has updated one beta to beta 10, with only tvOS 11 seeing a very minor increment in revision.

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Epic Games head Tim Sweeney bemoans iOS App Store's leeching of developer profits

08/22/2017, 04:08 pm

App developers are losing too much money from the cut of app revenues taken by app stores operated by Apple and other companies, according to Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, declaring the iOS App Store's high charge "a parasitic loss."

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Apple alumni reveal HomeKit-compatible Latch C smart lock for business, apartments

08/22/2017, 10:08 am

Smart lock startup company Latch has unveiled the enterprise and apartment-oriented Latch C -- its first smart lock certified to work with HomeKit.

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Cypress IoT software development kit takes advantage of Apple's new, open HomeKit policy

08/16/2017, 03:08 pm

The chip manufacturer responsible for a wide array of "internet of things" devices, Cypress Semiconductor, has announced an updated version of its development kit, adding HomeKit support and iCloud certification to the package.

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Fifth betas of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and WatchOS 4 available to developers

08/07/2017, 01:08 pm

Two weeks after its last update, Apple has updated all four of its developer betas, with fifth releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and WatchOS 4

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Apple allows publicity, transparency for in-house researchers with new Machine Learning Journal

07/19/2017, 09:07 am

Apple has launched a new machine learning sub-site written by Apple engineers discussing techniques in use for better results and to assist burgeoning developers in the field.

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Bangalore iPhone App Accelerator facility gives attendees a two-year lead on competition

07/14/2017, 09:07 am

Developers from Apple's Bangalore, India App Accelerator claim that the center gives them a leg up on competitors, with the mentoring help them adopt Apple's frameworks much quicker than they would have otherwise.

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Executable code allowed in iOS 11 apps for educational purposes, developer reference tools

06/12/2017, 08:06 am

The new developer's guidelines promulgated by Apple for iOS 11 have made a big change, allowing developers to include executable code in apps used for educational purposes, or for developer's tools.

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With WWDC set to kick off, Apple announces App Store developers have earned $70B since 2008

06/01/2017, 08:06 am

Since it launched nearly 9 years ago, the iOS App Store has delivered more than $70 billion to developers, while downloads have surged 70 percent in the last year alone.

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