App Developers

Apple Invites macOS Developers to Join Apple Engineers at Special Labs

Apple has started inviting macOS developers, who have access to the Developer Transition Kit for preparing apps for the upcoming Apple Silicon-based Macs, to join the company's engineers on special one-on-one labs next week, 9to5Mac is reporting. Apple had revealed its plans to transition its Macs from Intel to its own Apple Silicon earlier this year...

Apple Launches App Development Curriculum at U.S. Community Colleges

Apple on Wednesday released a free college-level computer coding course designed to teach students how to create apps, a move that’s part of the company’s push to highlight its role in the U.S. economy. The one-year curriculum is called App Development With Swift. The programming language used for Apple apps and devices is Swift. Apple is...

iMessage App Store Growth Slows After Six Months: Report

Apple's iMessage App Store turned six months old this week, and it seems as if things have slowed for app developers. Analysts at the firm Sensor Tower have evaluated how the store is doing in terms of users and developers following its initial launch rush last year. According to Sensor Tower, over 5,000 applications have...

Apple Says They’ve Helped Create Over 1 Million Jobs in the USA

Apple had a great start to calendar 2014: it paid more than $10 billion to developers. But that’s not all: it also claims credit for creating or supporting 1,027,000 jobs in the US. We’re proud to create 1M+ US jobs in all 50 states and ring in another record-breaking year for developers globally. http://t.co/kQeHQVCGou— Tim...

SoundCloud Releases a Minimal New iPhone App

SoundCloud, the popular audio streaming platform, has today launched a brand new version of its iPhone app, which sports a minimal, more immersive design that focuses on consuming audio rather than discovering or creating it (via FastCompany). "It's a complete interaction overhaul," says SoundCloud director of Product Design Brian Yeung. Moving away from the standard iTunes inspired...

Saskatchewan Awards $15K to Vulcan Harp App Developer

Shiverware, a Regina-based company that recently developed an app for the Vulcan harp, a favoured instrument of Mr. Spock on the TV series Star Trek, has been awarded a grant of $14,755 by the government of Saskatchewan. According to CBC News, the purpose of the grant is to assist Shiverware in marketing the iPad app that was...