With Apple's recent freeze on App Store screenshot updates, developers now have to make sure they have usable artwork ready and set when they hit the submit button. No more week(s)-long review cycle and vague plans to fix it later. That can add to the stress of a launch or update, especially if multiple language versions are needed for multiple, regional App Stores. Daniel Jalkut of Mars Edit fame, however, has shared some tips on Bitsplitting that could save developers a lot of time and frustration.
Last night, at our local Boston CocoaHeads meeting, I learned about a well-timed solution for this problem. Kent Sutherland, the programmer for Flexibits, showed off how he uses an automated screenshot-capture procedure to tame the task of generating Fantastical’s many screenshots, in many languages.