Apple has announced a few new features for iTunes Connect, their back-end iPhone and iPad app management portal, in an effort to provide better management and reporting for developers.
Also added is a new auto-ingest tool for easier, automated retrieval of daily and weekly reports.
The auto-ingest tool is a Java-based script that will run on any operating system that supports Java 1.6 or later. Before you begin using the tool, we strongly urge you to read the App Store Sales and Trends Guide and note the following:
- Use of this tool is monitored.
- If your system will be set up to automatically pull daily or weekly reports, allow 15-minute intervals between pulls.
More information is available inside Apple's iOS developer portal.
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