the restrictions that
earlier this year (the famous section 3.3.1).
Although Apple had not blocked any MonoTouch applications
since the new rules were introduced, many developers either
took a wait-and-see approach, or switched their development.
We never stopped working on MonoTouch, just yesterday we
MonoTouch support for the new iOS 4.1 APIs. We did this
within eight hours of the new operating system going public.
With these new terms, the ambiguity is gone and C# lovers
and enthusiasts can go back to using MonoTouch. Developers
that like garbage collection and their strongly typed
languages can resume their work.
In addition, Apple has published
review guidelines for application developers. This should
help developers get their apps approved. And
the MonoTouch Book is a
great way to get started.
We would like to thank the MonoTouch community that stayed
by our side all along and helped us improve MonoTouch and
continued to build great applications during this time.
Those of us that have a crush on iOS and .NET are grateful
to Apple and the Apple employees that helped make these
Expanded MonoTouch iOS investment
Although we continued to extend, improve and polish
MonoTouch the older terms made it harder to justify taking on
some larger tasks, the risk was high.
We had some big projects in mind for MonoTouch. We are
going to start prioritizing these new features, but we want to
hear from our users, and we want to know what is more
important to you.
out this survey to tell us what do you think it would be
more important to bring to MonoTouch.
We will balance your input with our own "gut" (we would not
be truth to the Stephen Colbert spirit if we didn't).
Joseph Hill has just told me that we are doing a 15%
discount for the next two weeks for anyone buying MonoTouch.
Use discount code "MONO-331"
We have also a surprise in store for existing MonoTouch
customers that we will be announcing next week.