This Purchases SDK is an iOS Client for RevenueCat. It is a subscription and purchase tracking system that provides a wrapper around StoreKit and the RevenueCat backend to implement iOS in application purchases. RevenueCat is a mobile subscription toolkit and purchase tracking system as a service.
API service provider Mashery (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor) has launched a new app directory at SXSW which features apps built on Mashery hosted APIs. It’s a great thing for three distinct groups. First, it helps the API providers who partner with Mashery by encouraging API usage through the apps. Second, it helps app developers seeking to build an audience. Third, it helps consumers that might be interested in finding an app that uses a particular API. Granted, those would be your super savvy mobile app consumers, but that doesn’t seem so far fetched after a week at "spring break for geeks."
While developers have traditionally had a love-hate relationship with Facebook over the years, a new survey suggest that at least for the moment, developers want to be friends with Facebook more than ever.