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Verifying In-App Purchase Receipts with StackMob

Posted on November 19, 2012

Since it was first introduced in iOS 3.0, in-app purchase has emerged as an important tool that iOS developers can use to bolster their revenue and stay in the black. In-app purchase only helps, however, when money actually changes hands. To that end, Apple has invested a lot of effort to give developers the tools they need to ensure that the in-app purchase requests they receive are legitimate and not spoofed. The most important tool that ...

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Creating iPhone Icons With GIMP

Posted on September 14, 2010

One of the nice things about Lucky developing for the iPhone is that it’s pretty easy to conform to the standard look in your app icons. The rounded corners are automatically applied, and unless you go out of your way to prevent it, a “gloss” is applied to the top of iPhone icons when they are displayed on the device. The result of these automatic transformations is that the standard iPhone app look is pretty easy to achiev...

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App Store B is Dead

Posted on January 1, 2010

For this post to make any sense, wholesale nfl jerseys you’ll need to have already read Marco Arment’s article about the two App Stores. If you haven’t read it, please read it now. It’s a pretty good analysis of the pressures facing iPhone developers. Ok, now that you’re up to speed, here’s the thing: App Store B is dead. It doesn’t exist. At least it doesn’t anymore. The path to success using an ...

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