iPhone 4 SDK available for download

Jun 21, 2010 - 1 Comment

iphone sdk 4 Alright iPhone developers, no more beta versions; version 4 of the iPhone/iPad SDK has been released on Apple’s Developer Center. The iPhone 4 SDK has been available in various iterations to those who are registered iPhone developers, but now anyone with an Apple dev login can download the Xcode & iPhone SDK 4 package for free. iPhone 4 SDK includes over 1500 new API’s for developers to tap into and create amazing experiences for touch devices that run iOS 4. Other highlights of iPhone 4 SDK include:

  • Multitasking – seven new multitasking services to allow apps to perform tasks in the background while other apps run
  • iAd – embed full-screen interactive ads directly within your applications, so users never have to leave the app
  • Game Center – developer preview of the GameKit API’s that will allow for multiplayer gameplay on Apple’s new social gaming network
  • Video Playback & Capture – full control over playback and capturing of videos and audio
  • Calendar Access – apps will now be able to create and edit events within the Calendar app
  • SMS within Apps – you can now embed the ability to compose and SMS messages within an app, just like Mail
  • Quick Look – just like Mac OS X Quick Look, apps can quickly see previews of documents with Quick Look API
  • Map Kit Improvements – developers can now draw overlays directly onto maps
  • Full Photo & Media Library Access – apps now can directly access user photo and video

You can head on over to the iPhone Developer Downloads page on Apple.com to get version 4 of iPhone SDK, or read more about iPhone 4 SDK on Apple’s What’s New page.

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Posted by: Manish Patel in Development, iPhone, News

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  1. Ryan says:

    You forgot to mention that it is only available for snow leopard. What possible justification is there for that? And now ALL apps have to be submitted using iphone 4 SDK. It’s only a matter of time before the justice department is all over apple. Imagine if MSFT did this.

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