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- Subject: Re: iWhatever Development
- From: HyperHacker <hyperhacker@...>
- Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2010 20:00:09 -0600
On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 18:55, Matthew M. Burke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Louis-Philippe wrote:
>> for the apple iphone dev, its free to get all the tools and sdk... and
>> correct me if i'm wrong, but I think submitting an app is free and you
>> pay apple money for selling the app if you sell it, i.e. free apps don't
>> cause any fees
> That is incorrect.
> Submitting any app to the app store, whether a free app or a paid app,
> requires a developer's license which currently costs $99/year. Moreover,
> without a developer's license, you cannot install software you've written ON
> YOUR OWN IPHONE (sorry for shouting...).
> So just to be clear....you can download and install paid and free apps from
> the app store without a developer's license, but you cannot write software
> with Xcode and the free SDK and install them on an iphone (even yours)
> without a developer's license. Note this also applies to Corona. If you
> want your Corona app on your iphone you need to pay Corona $99 (per year)
> AND Apple $99 (per year).
Right, and an app that executes scripts which users can edit provides
a way to circumvent this restriction -> fat chance getting it
accepted. It's the same mentality that game console makers have had
since the NES.
Sent from my toaster.