Android Marshmallow Upgrade

You’ve most likely received the notices to update your Android apps to the latest Marshmallow SDK. Additionally, app users are seeing notices to update their devices when they visit the Google Play store. If you have a history with the powerful Skybuilder app platform then you know by now not to panic. As usual, our team have worked quietly in the background to make sure […]

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Google Play Requires Ad Labels

Change is coming to the Google Play Store. Starting on Jan. 11, 2016, Skybuilders who have apps in the Google Play Store are required to declare this via the Play Developer Console. In a step to becoming more transparent, Google Play wants app users to know in advance if your app serves ads. After January 11th, Android users will see the “Ads” label directly beneath […]

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YouTube API Update

Have you seen this half-frowny, half-confused  face on any of your apps’ YouTube Module? It is Google/ YouTube’s way to say, “Hey Dude! It’s time to upgrade to the new API version! And we’ve done it! As always, we are working behind the scenes to keep your apps up-to-date with the latest APIs and programming. If you missed it, way back in 2012 Google created […]

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iTunesConnect Closed for Christmas

If you create iOS apps … Apple just announced their holiday schedule: “From Monday, December 22, through Monday, December 29, 2014, iTunes Connect, Application Loader, and iTunes Connect for iOS will be unavailable. During this time, you will not be able to submit new apps, app updates, or In-App Purchases. You also will not be able to access iTunes Connect or make changes to TestFlight […]

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Did you Miss the Apache Cordova Update?

Earlier this past summer, Google Play sent out an email to every Google Play developer about the vulnerability in the Cordova Apache program that many apps (including Skybuilder) uses. The Skybuilder dev team jumped on it immediately, updating our program to comply with the new requirements. However, we still get support tickets asking “why do I see a warning beside all of my apps, saying they […]

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