The Future of Mac App Store Installs

Daniel Jalkut pokes behind the scenes of the Mac App Store installation process, and finds some interesting stuff:

What’s most interesting about all this is that there is clearly an infrastructure in place for allowing a wide variation of behaviors, all centering around the multi-purpose Buy/Installed button in the App Store.

For one thing, it seems like Aperture has access to some JavaScript scripting magic that third-party developers don’t have — or at least don’t have yet.

Friday, 7 January 2011