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Inundate Apple With Your Dissatisfaction on the State of iPhone 3rd Party Development

Posted: December 31st, 1969 | Author: | Filed under: iPhone, Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Inundate Apple With Your Dissatisfaction on the State of iPhone 3rd Party Development

Picture of IrvinI for one am pretty frustrated with the state of the iPhone. I understand that things take time, but we are going on 3 months with the iPhone with no real SDK. Safari is cute and a pretty cool platform for some developers, and I am a web developer, but it doesn't serve the needs of the vast number of users. Especially with EDGE being as garbage as it is.

What we really want is a safe and secure way of developing for the iPhone without destroying our potential customers' phones. Perhaps that SDK could be the JDK and Swing being ported to the iPhone, that would be acceptible. Ideally the entirety of the Cocoa frameworks would be pushed down to the iPhone with Core Graphics and Quartz Extreme, etc…

Why this isn't a top priority for Apple I don't know, they claim that people just want their phone to work. That is true, but they also want 3rd party apps that give them things like Microsoft Exchange compatibility, better PIM applications, IM Clients, games, etc…

I suppose the best way is to let Apple know how much you want a real compiled SDK published is to fill out the product feedback form. If they get enough feedback from iPhone users, maybe they will change course.

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