Welcome to Peace Builder. In this issue: Check out new videos in Game Center and the Journal Suggestions API, get a visionOS guide directly from the Space Design team, discover three App Store award winners, see an available time capsule. Ancient board game collectionand others.
Manage Game Center with App Store Connect API
In this new video, learn how to use the App Store Connect API to automate your Game Center configurations outside of the App Store connection on the web.
And learn how the new Journal Tips API helps people reflect on the small moments and big events in their lives through your app – all while maintaining their privacy.
Question and answer
Answer your space design questions
What’s the best way to make a good first impression in visionOS? What is a “key moment”? And what are some simple tricks to make spatial computing visual design look polished? Find answers to these and other questions.
Celebrate the 2023 App Store Awards
Each year, the App Store celebrates exceptional apps that improve people’s lives while demonstrating high technical innovation, user experience, design and positive cultural impact. Find out how the winning teams are behind Finding Hannah, PhotomatorAnd Packing This year he approached his amazing work.
Missed the big announcement? See the full list of 2023 winners.
Xcode Cloud is now included with membership.
Starting in January 2024, all Apple Developer Program memberships include 25 compute hours per month on Xcode Cloud at no additional cost. know more.
Behind the design
Travel back in time with a classic board game set
Klemens Strasser’s Ancient board game collection It combines the new and the very, very old. His games date back hundreds of years: Hnefatafl is said to be around 1,700 years old, while the Italian game Latrunculi is around 2,000. “I came across a book by an Oxford professor on ancient board games and it threw me down a rabbit hole,” Strazer says. Find out how the Austrian-based developer and a team of international artists have given new life to these classic games.
Get creative with 3D immersion, games, SwiftUI and more
This month’s new sample code, tutorials, and documentation cover everything from games to passing control between apps to common crash causes. Here are a few highlights:
See the full list of new resources.
See what’s new in Human Interface Guidelines.
Get the latest updates
App Store Holiday Schedule: We will remain open during the holiday season and look forward to receiving your submissions. But reviews may take a little longer to complete from December 22nd to 27th.
Sandbox improvements: You can now change the trial account’s storefront, adjust subscription renewal rates, clear purchase history, simulate interrupted purchase flows directly on your iPhone or iPad, and test family sharing.
New Software Releases: Build your app using the latest developer tools and test it on this week’s OS releases. Download Xcode 15.1 RC, and RC versions iOS 17.2, iPadOS 17.2, macOS 14.2, tvOS 17.2, and watchOS 10.2.
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