There weren’t too many surprises at yesterday’s event, but there was a big one – and it frustrated the developers. Apple announced the official rollout of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 just one day in advance. This is in contrast to the usual week that developers have to prepare.
Not only did this result in them looking for updated versions of their apps, but some also said that Apple’s developer tools weren’t ready to launch either …
Many developers want to take advantage of new features as soon as they become available as this can significantly increase interest in their apps. Others may need to be updated as new operating system versions can sometimes cause problems.
Mashable and TNW Everyone rounded up some tweets from developers who were frustrated on both the short term and Apple̵
A big WTF at Apple tomorrow drops iOS 14 without letting the developers know or the final tools to submit their apps.
Which caused a lot of agreement in the answers.
“I do not get it? Do you usually give us a week? What do you do?!”
“Yes, that surprised me. The user experience won’t be great for apps that need an update. “
“Apple really, really, really hates developers this year.”
“Now we all know how the FaceTime team must have felt when Steve said it was going to become an open standard.”
A selection of others …
For more information, see Mashable and TNW.
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