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iPhone SDK hits 100,000 downloads

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 Mar 2008 23:11 User comments (5)

iPhone SDK hits 100,000 downloads After only four days of being available, the Apple iPhone SDK has been downloaded over 100,000 times by developers, said the company.
A few of the more notable developers that are now working on titles are Electronic Arts, THQ, PopCap, Namco, id Software and Sega.

"Developer reaction to the iPhone SDK has been incredible with more than 100,000 downloads in the first four days,"
said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice VP of Worldwide Product Marketing.

"Also, over one million people have watched the launch video on Apple.com, further demonstrating the incredible interest developers have in creating applications for the iPhone."


The SDK is free for all to download and Apple has also launched the App Store which will allow would-be developers to deliver applications and games directly to iPhone and iPod Touch users.

"The iPhone is the mobile platform game developers have been dreaming of,"
said Scott Zerby, vice president, of THQ Wireless.

"We're looking at how we can use the iPhone’s innovative user interface to create new game experiences for our big brand entertainment partners that consumers love."


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5 user comments

113.3.2008 7:16

I would love to say that I enjoy using the SDK. But I can't, its not supported on windows and I can't use it on my Tiger OS mac.

213.3.2008 11:39
susieqbbb
Inactive

Yep sorry to say the sdk only seem's to function on mac under leopard.

Weird does this mean the next ipod touch and iphone update will be leopard complient only.??

313.3.2008 21:57

I wish I could use the SDK!!! apparently it only works with Mac OS X Leopard... I have a windows, if anyone knows if there's a way i can use the SDK on my computer pleaseeeee tell me.

414.3.2008 8:23
sachxn
Inactive

I think it would be good to make an aplication and sell it for 1.99 $ each to make a million in one night.

Sachin

515.3.2008 8:00
themuse
Inactive

Originally posted by sachxn:
I think it would be good to make an aplication and sell it for 1.99 $ each to make a million in one night.

Sachin
If it's a application people want. There is no reason you can't do that. Good luck. (I'm not trying to be funny, I'm serious)

M

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