App Store giving developers headaches

Summary:An iPhone a developer with over 40 apps to his credit wrote to tell me about some major problems that have been afflicting the App Store for a week.The sort by "Release Date" on iPhone and iPods isn't working, but it is on iTunes.

http://www.touchpodium.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/app-store-logo.jpgAn iPhone a developer with over 40 apps to his credit wrote to tell me about some major problems that have been afflicting the App Store for a week.

The sort by "Release Date" on iPhone and iPods isn't working, but it is on iTunes. Many developers have been calling Apple to complain but the problem still isn't fixed. Most developers are finding that when they get an app approved for update, or a brand new app, it's not appearing in the App Store at all.

See some of the complaints here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

There was also a huge thread about this on Apple's Developer forums beta but those are down right now since the 3.0 release.

Topics: Software Development, Apps

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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