All Apps Submitted to the Mac App Store Must Implement Sandboxing By March 1st

Posted November 3, 2011 at 12:12am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 8262 views

Apple has informed developers that all apps submitted to the Mac App Store must implement sandboxing by March 1, 2012.

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Sandboxing your app is a great way to protect systems and users by limiting the resources apps can access and making it more difficult for malicious software to compromise users' systems.

As of March 1, 2012 all apps submitted to the Mac App Store must implement sandboxing. Enabling the default sandbox environment is as simple as checking the Enable Entitlements checkbox in Xcode target settings, allowing you to begin sandboxing your app.

If your app requires access to sandboxed system resources you will need to include justification for using those entitlements as part of the submission to the Mac App Store. Apps that are being re-engineered to be sandbox compatible may request additional temporary entitlements. These entitlements are granted on a short-term basis and will be phased out over time.
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Big black azz - November 3, 2011 at 1:09am
good ole Steve jobs legacy! we'll miss you and your innovative ideas..
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