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iPhone User Interface Cookbook by Cameron Banga

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Working within Apple's guidelines

The guidelines placed upon developers by Apple have been a hot topic of debate since the App Store first opened in 2007. For over two years, applications were rejected from the store with a vague explanation as to what was or was not acceptable for sale within Apple's walled garden.

Luckily, Apple has been much more open in recent history with regards to what is allowed in the App Store. Many common reasons for rejection involve problems with an app's user interface, so it is important for designers to understand why rules are in place so that a costly app rejection can be avoided.

Getting ready

Apple provides two important documents to help designers keep applications from being rejected. We should take the time ...

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