[FoRK] i[phone|pad|wank] jobsian goodness

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 16:39:27 PDT 2010


Resetting your dev methods to code straight to Cocoa is to be forced
to become a captive developer for Apple products.

And Apple treats developers really badly.  They have consistently
hosed the people who do buy in.

On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Damien Morton <dmorton at bitfurnace.com> wrote:
> Its a stunning repudiation of a whole slew of compiled languages that are
> just about to come to the iPhone.
>
> Mono based development was the one I was interested in.
>
> I really hate ObjC, and C and C++ are second class languages in the ObjC
> based stack.
>
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 8:06 AM, Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
>
>> On 4/8/10 2:59 PM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
>>
>>> It's mind bending to see them go balls to the wall on Adobe, one giant
>>> to another.  Isn't there some fairy tale with drunk giants fighting?
>>> Jack and the Beanstalk?
>>>
>>> But the idea of what they're doing is fucking crazy.  Really repellent.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> And a stunningly bad move when Android is suddenly viable, everywhere, and
>> totally open development wise.
>> Even Palm / WebOS isn't as bad.  I'm hoping for an Android + WebOS merger.
>>  Perhaps with an Objective-C / iPhone/pad compatibility environment. ;-)
>>
>> With a Processing target so every teenager can build their own sharable
>> Java apps.  I am appreciating Dalvik more lately.
>>
>> sdw
>>
>>  On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Damien Morton<dmorton at bitfurnace.com>
>>>  wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> http://daringfireball.net/2010/04/iphone_agreement_bans_flash_compiler
>>>>
>>>> In the new version of the iPhone Developer Program License Agreement
>>>> released by Apple today (and which developers must agree to before
>>>> downloading the 4.0 SDK beta), section 3.3.1 now reads:
>>>>
>>>> 3.3.1 — Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner
>>>> prescribed
>>>> by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs. Applications must be
>>>> originally written in Objective-C, C, C++, or JavaScript as executed by
>>>> the
>>>> iPhone OS WebKit engine, and only code written in C, C++, and Objective-C
>>>> may compile and directly link against the Documented APIs (e.g.,
>>>> Applications that link to Documented APIs through an intermediary
>>>> translation or compatibility layer or tool are prohibited).
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