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Apple alerts developers that existing app updates will need to be 64-bit by June 1, 2015

12/17/2014, 03:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday alerted members of its development community that existing applications on the App Store will need to include 64-bit support for any updates submitted after June 1 of next year.


Apple releases WatchKit developer tools for creating Apple Watch apps & more

11/18/2014, 01:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced the availability of WatchKit, allowing developers to begin creating custom third-party applications, Glances and actionable notifications for the upcoming Apple Watch, before the wrist-worn accessory hits the market in early 2015.


Apple expands TestFlight iOS app beta invitations to 1,000 users

10/23/2014, 03:10 pm

Developers can now invite up to a thousand people to test their beta applications for iOS via its TestFlight tool with just an email address, Apple announced on Thursday.


Apple provides golden masters of iOS 8, Xcode 6 to developers ahead of Sept. 17 launch

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

iOS 8 will become available to the public on Sept. 17, and developers will have one last chance to test out their apps before its launch with the golden master supplied on Tuesday.


Apple unveils Swift, a brand new Xcode programming language for developers

06/02/2014, 02:06 pm

Calling it "fast, modern, safe and interactive," Apple on Monday unveiled Swift, a brand new Xcode programming language that it says is superior to Objective-C.


Developers get new app content descriptions, rating systems in iTunes Connect update

04/22/2014, 10:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday sent out emails to developers notifying them of changes to iTunes Connect that may impact how the company rates their apps, including a new rating system for the Brazilian App Store and territory-specific restrictions.


iTunes Connect returns to service after scheduled winter closure

12/28/2013, 12:12 am

Apple on Friday reactivated iTunes Connect after a scheduled holiday downtime, with the developer portal now open for app pricing, distribution and update management.


Apple releases videos, slides from iOS 7 Tech Talks developer conferences

12/23/2013, 08:12 pm

Apple on Monday posted videos and slides that were used during its iOS 7 Tech Talks conferences, which recently wrapped up in London after a two-month, six-city globe-spanning tour.


Apple's iOS brings developers 5x more revenue per download than Android

11/27/2013, 10:11 am

Despite Android's significantly larger installed base, iOS continues to dominate in monetization with a five-times-greater return rate for developers -- a sign that Cupertino's market segmentation strategy is paying dividends for application creators.


Apple's iTunes Connect to undergo scheduled shutdown on Dec. 21-27

11/15/2013, 06:11 pm

Apple on Friday sent out emails to developers, reminding them that the iTunes Connect developer portal will be shutdown for the holidays from Dec. 21 through Dec. 27.


Apple launches redesigned 'Bug Reporter' website for developers

09/02/2013, 02:09 pm

Apple's online "Bug Reporter" tool, also known as "Radar," has been given a facelift with new features, such as improved searching and auto-saving.


Apple's Dev Center outage attributed to remote code execution issue

08/20/2013, 06:08 pm

A post to Apple's Web Server Notifications webpage shows a research team reported a security threat that coincides with the Developer Center's takedown, suggesting the vulnerability is to blame for the portal's weeks-long outage.


Apple's Developer Center to undergo scheduled downtime on Saturday

08/17/2013, 03:08 am

Exactly one week after Apple restored Developer Center services from an extended self-imposed downtime, the portal will be again be taken offline for what the company is calling a "brief scheduled maintenance."


Apple now allowing up to 200 test devices per iOS developer account

08/16/2013, 08:08 pm

A change to Apple's iOS developer policies started rolling out on Friday, with the company now allowing up to 200 test devices per user account.


Apple restores all Developer Center services after 3-week downtime

08/10/2013, 03:08 am

Apple sent out emails to developers early Saturday saying all Developer Center services are back online, and that the company is extending a month membership to all teams to make up for the prolonged downtime.


Briefly: iTunes Connect contracts and banking module scheduled for maintenance today

08/07/2013, 04:08 am

Apple on Tuesday sent out a notice to developers on reminding them of a scheduled maintenance period for the Contracts, Tax, and Banking module, which will be unavailable during that time period.


Apple plans to reinstate most remaining developer services this week after lengthy outage

08/05/2013, 12:08 pm

Apple on Monday provided an update to its developer community, revealing that it plans to reinstate most remaining services to its online portal this week, including Xcode automatic configuration, program enrollments, and access to license agreements.


Apple's Dev Center back online after 8-day downtime

07/26/2013, 05:07 pm

More than one week after Apple's developer portal went offline due to a reported intrusion, the site is now back up and running, though not all systems are currently available.


Apple issues developer site status update via Dev Portal homepage, launches system status tool [u]

07/24/2013, 07:07 pm

In an update to its Developer Portal webpage on Wednesday, Apple informed developers of the latest steps it has taken in getting the service up and running after the site was hacked last week.


Researcher admits to hacking Apple's developer site, says he meant no 'harm or damage'

07/22/2013, 08:07 am

The hacker who accessed encrypted data from Apple's developer center website says he found and reported 13 bugs to the company, but that he has no intention of accessing or using the encrypted user data he obtained in seeing "how deep" he could go.