App Store Submissions Are Now Being Tested for Use of Private APIs

John Herrman at Gizmodo explains the basic gist of the static analysis tool Apple is now running against App Store submissions, to identify (and reject) apps that use private API calls. Apple has been explicit from the get-go that doing so was a bad idea and reason for rejection, so I think this tool is a good idea, in general. The trick will be making sure it doesn’t generate false positives.

Friday, 20 November 2009