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MacRuby in Action by Brendan G. Lim with Jerry Cheung and Jeremy McAnally

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Chapter 11. MacRuby and the Mac App Store

 

This chapter covers
  • Understanding the Mac App Store
  • Knowing the App Store rules
  • Submitting a MacRuby app

 

Creating MacRuby apps to solve your problems can be both fun and rewarding. But let’s face it: most of us want others to enjoy the fruits of our labor. For a long time, there wasn’t a standardized way to distribute desktop applications. You had to create a product web page and distribute the app via a link, which required users to figure out how to install it themselves. Luckily, most people who knew their way around a Mac knew how to install an application.

Many developers struggled with spreading the word about their apps. Even with the many social media outlets today, letting people know ...

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