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So Apple Is Allowing Third Party Tools Afterall, Lifting Restrictions

By , September 9, 2010 | News
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Apple, you should not have underestimated Google Android after all. Now it seems that Apple is lifting restrictions for its iOS development platform where third party tools and the most obvious one is Adobe Flash CS5 can probably be used to develop native apps for the App Store. Apple still seems rather vague in describing which restrictions it’s lifting but this must’ve been an act to lure other developers who are flocking to the Android open platform.

Statement by Apple on App Store Review Guidelines

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The App Store℠ has revolutionized the way mobile applications are developed and distributed. With over 250,000 apps and 6.5 billion downloads, the App Store has become the world’s largest mobile application platform and App Store developers have earned over one billion dollars from the sales of their apps.

We are continually trying to make the App Store even better. We have listened to our developers and taken much of their feedback to heart. Based on their input, today we are making some important changes to our iOS Developer Program license in sections 3.3.1, 3.3.2 and 3.3.9 to relax some restrictions we put in place earlier this year.

In particular, we are relaxing all restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps, as long as the resulting apps do not download any code. This should give developers the flexibility they want, while preserving the security we need.

In addition, for the first time we are publishing the App Store Review Guidelines to help developers understand how we review submitted apps. We hope it will make us more transparent and help our developers create even more successful apps for the App Store.

The App Store is perhaps the most important milestone in the history of mobile software. Working together with our developers, we will continue to surprise and delight our users with innovative mobile apps.

[via: TechCrunch]

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