Thursday, June 14, 2018


Black Pixel (tweet):

Last week at WWDC 2018 Apple announced they are officially supporting free trials for apps via a Non-Consumable IAP item. Inspired by The Omni Group, this is exactly the approach Black Pixel took last year when releasing Kaleidoscope 2 and Pixelboard.

Last Summer when working on these two apps, we decided to create a shared framework to use internally that would wrap the iOS SDK APIs necessary to provide a smooth consistent experience with starting a free trial and upgrading to full app versions. Today we are open sourcing the fruit of this labor as IAPKit.

Previously: Mac App Store Sandboxing, IAP Trials, Multiplatform Services.

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[…] been removed from sale. The developer, Robin Lu (whose code is also in the IAPKit that I mentioned yesterday), got a new job and was no longer able to work on it. Happily, he’s let me acquire the app so […]

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