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Topic: developer

Apple's Swift developers discuss enhancements coming in Swift 4.1

03/20/2018, 05:03 pm

Members of Apple's Swift Core team made a special appearance on the Swift Unwrapped podcast to discuss enhancements being rolled out as part of Swift 4.1 and how the company is expanding upon its efforts to engage with the community.


Apple invites developers to app workshop in Paris' Station F startup incubator

03/16/2018, 03:03 pm

Apple is believed to be organizing a developer workshop in Paris next week, according to French Apple-specialist media, with the event apparently being held at a tech startup center called 'Station F,' a facility thought to have a small Apple team in residence to help developers working in the incubator.


Apple rolls out fourth developer beta of watchOS 4.3

03/06/2018, 01:03 pm

A day after the macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, iOS 11.3, and tvOS 11.3 betas were updated, Apple has made available the fourth developer beta of watchOS 4.3


Google ships first beta of Flutter framework for developing both iOS and Android apps

02/27/2018, 11:02 am

Google has released its first beta of Flutter, a mobile user interface framework that intends to help developers create interfaces for their apps on iOS as well as Android smartphones, a toolkit that could speed up and simplify cross-platform app development.


Khronos Group ships tools bringing Vulkan graphics API to iOS and MacOS

02/26/2018, 10:02 am

The Khronos Group has released new open source tools that allows the Vulkan API, a 3D graphics API, to work on iOS and macOS, a move that can make it easier for developers to port games to Apple's hardware from other platforms, while still taking advantage of technologies like Apple's Metal graphics API.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.