The earlier release of the latest iPhone/iPad software development kit
has been updated to a Beta 2 release. As we get closer to the official
sell date on the iPad, we're getting hopeful and excited for what kind
of wonderful newness our iPhone's will be picking up.
It’s no secret that Apple has had an often-tumultuous relationship with some of its App Store developers, but in recent weeks they’ve been making an effort to mend fences, which includes a new survey asking developers if they’re happy with the way things are being run.
Apple may have turned around App Store approval times since the first of the year and lightened up on some of the draconian restrictions regarding 3G data access, but there are still a few “no-nos” left for them to rap developers’ knuckles with.
Look out the window for flying pigs! Rumor has it that Apple has let one slip past the goalie -- in this case, an iPhone application was approved despite a violation being spotted, with a warning to fix the problem down the road.
Lately, Apple has been trying to pass the peace pipe to its iPhone developers after a number of growing pains related to the App Store. Another piece of the puzzle fell into place this week with RSS feeds for the iPhone Dev Center website.