James Montemagno
James Montemagno

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James Montemagno

In App Purchase

Enabling Users to Manage Subscriptions on iOS/Android

You know I love talking about in app purchases and subscriptions. Due to my InAppBilling library I get all the "fun" updates when Apple or Google force developers to make changes to stay compliant. Upcoming is a nice large change from Google to push Android developers to use Billing v4 (which my library does!) and another is that we must now give users a way to easily manage and cancel their subscriptions. You may have recently seen this message from google: We’re updating our Subscriptions poli…

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Implementing In-App Subscriptions in iOS & Android with no backend servers

Over the years I have created several apps that I am super proud of, and for the most part, I have always put them out for free onto the app stores. More recently I have been experimenting with different monetization strategies for the apps so users can unlock features or just leave a tip. For the longest time I kept things simple with a "non-consumable" one-time purchase. The strategy is straight forward, they either purchased the item or they didn't. Based on this information you would unlock…

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