Over the weekend, our wonderful readers may have already become acquainted with the translation of article one of the founders of Panic, who tried the most lucidly explain the principles of the functions in the Gatekeeper OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. This morning subscribers to the program for Mac-developers started receiving emails from Apple to offer a Developer ID.
In its notification of the Cupertino company calls to prepare for the release of the new operating system and create a certificate for signing the application:
Mac App Store is the safest place in which you can find the software for the Mac, but we also want to protect users when they download an application from other sources. Developer ID is a new way to help prevent the installation of malicious programs on your Mac. Along with the Gatekeeper, a new feature in the Mountain Lion, Signing Applications Developer ID certificate to verify that it is not malicious and has not been tampered with.
Prepare your application to the Gatekeeper . Start using the Developer ID is very easy using automated tools to request certificates in Xcode 4.3 or utility Developer Certificate Utility.
This means that all subscribers are already programs for Mac-developers can get and use certificates to sign their application to the time of release Mountaint Lion to be fully prepared, because by default the new version of OS X will refuse to run unsigned applications.