With iOS 7 going Gold Master on Tuesday and planned for a September 18th release, Apple is officially opening the doors to developers who want to submit apps to the App Store built for the new operating system. The company put out the call for iOS 7 apps today on their web site and in an e-mail sent to registered iOS developers.
Apple has notified registered developers that it will briefly take down its developer center for scheduled maintenance on Saturday, August 17th.
We want to let you know that the site will be undergoing a brief scheduled maintenance on Saturday, August 17th at 6pm PDT. During this time the developer website and developer program services will be offline.
Apple pushed out 3 news items for developers today: editing metadata once you've submitted an app for review, how to prepare in-app purchases for app review, and using the same app name for iPhone/iPad and Mac apps.
Apple has released iTunes Connect Developers Guide 5.5, with updated information on the iPad and iTunes connect features. Developers can download it via the iTunes Connect home page. (Here's the direct PDF link). Updates include: