Apple has increased the cost of participation in the programs for developers




Apple’s new year has raised the cost of participation in the iOS and Mac Developer Program in Europe. Now the price tag on the annual membership programs for developers is € 99 per year instead of € 80. For programmers from the UK rate went from £ 60 to £ 79 per year.


What good promise iOS and Mac Developer Program? Developers for iPhone and iPad without membership in the programs will not work, not only to publish the program in App Store, but even test them for “real” gadgets (at least legally). Xcode for Mac can download any interested person, and work in it in any way is not limited.

Of the benefits of iOS and Mac Developer Program – access to beta versions of operating systems and other products from Apple, extensive library of reference materials and examples of programming, video tutorials, technical support. Previously, the program also provides participants discounts on the purchase of gadgets and tickets for the Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC.

Recently, due to the strengthening of the dollar Apple is actively reviewing the price tags. In November and December, the company raised the price of iPhone, iPad and Mac in Russia, and the other day it was announced that the company has revised the price of iPhone and iPhone 6 6 Plus in Israel. Flagship smartphones rose hundreds of shekels over the original price. The cost of “sixes” increased by 5% or more on almost all models.


The publication “Catalyst” price increases in Israel blamed on the rise of the dollar in recent months, but experts say that the prices from Apple, as well as in Russia, grew stronger dollar: the end of October the US currency added in relation to the shekel of 3, 24%.

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