Apple to Launch a Dedicated Mobile App for Its Developer Community
Apple today is introducing a new useful resource for the over 23 million registered members of its developer’s community, with the launch of a devoted Apple Developer mobile app. The brand new app is an expansion on the existing WWDC app for Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, which it is going to now exchange. As a substitute of only together with details about the developer occasion itself, the app will expand to include different related assets — like technical and design articles, developer information and updates, videos, and extra. It additionally will supply a method for developers to enroll within the Apple Developer program and keep their membership.
At the moment, developer info is unfolding out throughout Apple’s web site, and elsewhere. It even arrives in developers’ inbox within the type of email updates from varied product groups. Now will probably be accessible in a single, streamlined cell app expertise. At launch, the Apple Developer app could not have all the pieces you would in any other case, discover on Apple’s Developer web site; however, its choices will develop over time. For instance, right this moment, you’ll discover technical info and greater than 600 movies, however, you won’t discover issues just like the Apple Developer Forums or a way to join a neighborhood Apple Developer program — like Apple’s App Accelerators, Design Labs or Developer Academies.
The Apple Developer app is being soft-launched today in all worldwide markets; however, Apple Developer program membership administration instruments are U.S.-just for now. Apple considers this a version 1, and goals to get developer suggestions because it expands. The Apple Developer app is available on iOS, including Apple Watch and iMessage.