One of the more common issues we’ve seen in supporting users who are creating iPad apps with Adobe DPS or other products involves the Apple Developer side of file management. A company’s Apple Developer key is a critical and sensitive piece of information that gets managed as part of the file management process.

The important thing to know is that this “key” is contained within the Keychain Access Utility on the specific Mac workstation that first downloaded it. Most users are not aware of this, and what often happens is that their workstation gets repurposed or applications get reinstalled, and these critical files get deleted. Oftentimes, this is not noticed until much later, when it’s time to deal with another app. Here’s a great article on the iPhone Dev SDK website to help you avoid this common mishap, and keep your apps and peers happy!

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Posted by: Margot Knorr Mancini

A thought leader in the publishing industry, Margot Knorr Mancini has helped numerous publishers redefine their missions to become nimble content generators with the ability to repurpose content easily and efficiently. As Founder & CEO of Technology for Publishing, her analytical mind allows her to remain a step ahead of the industry, recognizing early trends and developing pivotal best practices.