Coming close on the heels of iPhone OS 3.0 release is the beta version of the third iPhone SDK. The iPhone 3.0 SDK beta allows developers to view the new features and also gives them ample time to test the new features in their applications.
Among the 100 new features announced by Apple, some are really interesting to the iPhone developer community. Developers can now design applications utilising the In App Purchase (IAP) feature that lets users to engage in micro purchases for their application add-ons after purchasing the application previously from the iPhone Store.
There is more good news in store for iPhone developers with the Push Notification Services (PNS) feature, included in the iPhone 3.0 SDK release. The PNS allows third party servers to send latest updates of their applications or services through a constantly open IP to iPhone and iPod Touch users who have subscribed to such services.
Third party hardware developers can now create many more cool and exciting iPhone stuff with the new list of accessories announced by Apple in the 3.0 beta SDK release. Developers can now also build peer-to-peer applications that allow users to stay in touch in real time and utilise various social networking sites to their advantage.
If this wasn’t enough iPhone developers can now dig into 1,000 new APIs to do new stuff and find additional functionalities in their applications. Happy coding then.
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