There weren’t too many surprises in yesterday’s event, but there was a big one and it left the developers frustrated. Apple has only given a day’s notice of the official launch of iOS 14, iPadOS 14 and watchOS 7. This contrasts with the usual week or so that developers prepare for.
Not only did this leave them trying to complete updated versions of their apps, but some claimed that even Apple’s development tools weren’t ready for launch …
Many developers love to take advantage of new features as they become available, as this can greatly increase interest in their apps. Others may be forced to update as new versions of the operating system can sometimes cause problems.
Mashable is TNW each picked up a few tweets from developers frustrated with both short notice and Apple̵
A big WTF at Apple that will leave iOS 14 tomorrow without giving developers any notice or final tools to submit their apps.
Which generated a lot of consensus in the responses.
“I don’t understand? Normally they give us a week? What are they doing ?!”
“Yes, this took me by surprise. The user experience will not be great for apps that / require / an update. “
“Apple really really hates developers this year.”
“Now we all know how the FaceTime team felt when Steve said it was going to be an open standard.”
A selection of others …
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