Using Apple’s App Review Process for Testing

Testing any piece of software is extremely important but if this software happens to be an iOS/Mac app, testing is crucial. Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines provide developers with some insight (some) on how they can avoid getting their app rejected. I say ‘some’ because its a living document that constantly changes. Quotes from the guidelines:

This document represents our best efforts to share how we review apps submitted to the App Store, and we hope it is a helpful guide as you develop and submit your apps. It is a living document that will evolve as we are presented with new apps and situations, and we’ll update it periodically to reflect these changes.

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Are you sure you want to delete ‘Angry Birds’???

This morning I was cleaning up my iPad using iTunes. I started with deleting the iPhone apps that got installed in it by mistake during sync. So I selected those apps and hit the ‘Apply’ button to sync. Guess what the confirmation pop up said:

Being a developer myself, I was wondering did they actually put a separate ‘condition’ to alert users that they are about to delete Angry Birds???

If they did, way to go Angry Birds!!!