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Apple making sparse use of Swift in its own apps, engineer claims

01/18/2016, 01:01 pm

In spite of Apple expressing a desire to switch its apps to Swift, just a handful of them are actually using the programming language so far, according to a software engineer.

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App Analytics data now available for tvOS apps

01/11/2016, 09:01 pm

Overshadowed by Monday's tsunami of iOS, Mac and tvOS beta releases, Apple announced an expansion to its App Analytics tool that lets developers measure user engagement and monetization of tvOS apps.

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Apple renews expiring security certificate for Wallet Passes, Safari push notifications and Extensions

12/24/2015, 01:12 am

Apple on Wednesday released a renewed its Apple Worldwide Developer Relations Certification Intermediate Certificate, a security protocol used by Apple Wallet Passes, push packages for Safari Push Notifications and Safari Extensions.

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IBM Swift Sandbox lets you test Apple's newly open-source programming language in your browser

12/04/2015, 01:12 pm

Just hours after Apple made its Swift programming language open source, IBM has introduced a new, simple, and free browser-based way for developers to get started writing code.

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Latest Xcode update fixes critical Interface Builder, debugging, UI testing issues

11/09/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple pushed out a batch of bug fixes with the latest version of its Xcode development software on Monday, addressing critical issues discovered in Interface Builder, debugging and user interface testing.

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Apple lists top 25 apps affected by XcodeGhost malware infiltration

09/24/2015, 05:09 am

Apple has published a list of the top 25 iOS apps impacted by China's XcodeGhost hack, the next step in a continued effort to rid infected devices of tainted software distributed through the iOS App Store.

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Apple to officially host Xcode on Chinese servers in wake of malware issue

09/23/2015, 08:09 am

Downloads of Xcode should become faster for Chinese developers after Apple begins hosting its development software on local servers within the country, the company revealed in an interview with local media this week.

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After China malware infiltration, Apple helps developers ensure their Xcode install is legitimate

09/22/2015, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a notice to developers, informing them how they can make sure their copy of Xcode is legitimate --a precaution necessitated by the appearance of malware on the iOS App Store in China.

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Apple takes App Analytics service out of beta, adds features

06/18/2015, 10:06 pm

Apple on Thursday sent out an email blast to developers notifying them of new features added to App Analytics, including data for crashes, number of paying users and a ratios tool for comparing statistics.

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Apple expands App Analytics beta to all developers

05/13/2015, 04:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday opened up the App Analytics beta to all registered iOS developers, moving beyond an early system in which people had to request access and briefly wait for their chance to participate.

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Apple opens up early access to App Analytics for developers on iTunes Connect

04/30/2015, 03:04 pm

Apple on Thursday offered developers the option to register for the App Analytics beta, opening early access to a feature originally announced at last year's Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple offers limited number of developers expedited Apple Watch shipping

04/21/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday began sending emails out to members of its development community, offering them the opportunity to have a 42-millimeter Apple Watch Sport shipped no later than April 28.

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Apple releases Xcode 6.3.1, fixing 'critical issues' related to debugging and more

04/21/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a minor update for Xcode, improving stability and fixing what the company said are "critical issues" associated with debugging, playgrounds, and Interface Builder.

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Apple releases Xcode 6.3 with Force Touch support, Swift 1.2

04/08/2015, 07:04 pm

Continuing a barrage of software releases on Wednesday, Apple launched the latest version of Xcode with new compilers for the Swift programming language, SDKs for new hardware like the Force Touch trackpad and more.

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Apple introduces new crash reporting service for developers in latest Xcode 6.3 beta

02/23/2015, 05:02 pm

After releasing a fresh beta of Xcode 6.3 on Monday, Apple outlined a new crash reporting service that will help developers target, fix and track problems directly from the development tool.

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Apple says Mac app makers must transition to ARC memory management by May

02/20/2015, 05:02 pm

In an announcement posted to Apple's developer portal on Friday, the notified app makers that all Mac App Store submissions will soon be restricted from using garbage collection in favor of the Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) compiler feature.

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Apple increases size limit of App Store downloads to 4GB

02/12/2015, 02:02 pm

Apple on Thursday announced that the size limit of application packages submitted through iTunes Connect can now be as large as 4 gigabytes, doubling the previous 2-gigabyte restriction.

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iTunes Connect bug logs developers into random Apple account, displays wrong apps

01/29/2015, 12:01 pm

Many developers logging into Apple's iTunes Connect portal on Thursday found themselves presented with a a peculiar and potentially crucial error: The site is displaying the username, company, and apps of someone who is not them.

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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.

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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.

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