ITMS-90809: Deprecated API Usage — will never be fixed?

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ITMS-90809: Deprecated API Usage – Apple will stop accepting submissions of apps that use UIWebView APIs . See for more information.

So many people got this warning from Apple since the beginning of September. Developers who don’t use UIWebView (like me) were wondering how possible is this.

ITMS-90809: Deprecated API Usage

But very quickly understood that issue connected with 3rd-party SDK. And mostly this’s due to ads SDK such as Google AdMob, IronSource, UnityAds, etc.

Weird, but no one of them still didn’t fix it. Even huge Goggle where work more than 100k employees!topic/google-admob-ads-sdk/QuZMbjIyxn8

So, currently, developers who already implemented ads on one of these companies in their apps and games can’t update it if they need. Meanwhile, developers who didn’t release their new apps and games with ads can’t do it. And now thinking about another way of monetization because nobody knows when ad companies will fix it.

That’s why Objective-C is obsolete as a programming language for iOS and macOS and companies should move to the new and great Swift language. For example, UIWebView was deprecated around 2 years, but companies who use Objective-C still didn’t migrate from UIWebView to WKWebView.

It’s not so easy for small companies to move SDK from Objective-C to Swift. But it’s not hard for big companies. Moreover, this will help avoid that kind of problem and lost money. Because right now these companies lose money, advertisers, and publishers.