Chapter 14

Submitting Our App

You’ve built your iPhone app and you’re ready to go live! So erm … how do you do that exactly? Using iTunes Connect, that’s how. iTunes Connect is a web-based tool that Apple provides for iOS and Mac developers to submit and distribute their apps via the App Store.

There are two main steps to the app submission process:

  1. Create a new app submission via the iTunes Connect web site.
  2. Build and upload a release binary of your app directly from Xcode to iTunes Connect.

After you complete step one, you’ll have immediate access to your app’s iTunes Apple ID, which, as we learned in Chapter 13, can be used to link directly ...

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