2010 ushers in faster approvals for Apple’s App Store developers

January Clearance Apple Blowout“Various developers have said Apple’s turnaround time in approving applications for its iPhone and iPod touch App Store has significantly improved since the start of 2010,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

“Developer Jared Judd, creator of the application “Cootie Lert,” told AppleInsider that his software was approved by Apple in just 48 hours — and it was submitted over the weekend,” Hughes reports. “‘Submitted it on Saturday January 9th, and it got approved Monday January 11th,’ he wrote in an e-mail. ‘So one of the 2 days was a Sunday.'”

Hughes reports, “From Dec. 23 through Dec. 28, Apple disabled iTunes Connect, but since its return, developers have said Apple’s performance has improved significantly.”

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  1. I gave up on the app store after a nearly 18 months run and seven successful apps, but then six-eight week delays to get answers to questions that Apple themselves initiated. Less stress now in my life ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”grin” style=”border:0;” />

  2. We got one of our apps approved in 5 hours! Wasn’t sure if they were letting updates through faster than brand new apps or if maybe they we taking longer with new developers who hadn’t submitted anything yet etc. But here’s hoping it continues, because the turn around to release fixes/updates was making my boss consider stopping developing for the platform!

  3. @ DaveyJJ,

    You remind me of CNBC. Report something good from one side of an issue then make up some bad bullshit so the whole report looks fair and balanced.

    Clue alert! The article says it is better. Thanks for proving the article’s point by telling us how bad it used to be.

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