Adding details of AppStore Apps into a Publish website
I have a couple of apps that should be featured on this website. So why spend 10 minutes writing a Publish page, when I could spend 60 minutes automating the process?
This needs a plugin
So I made a plugin which fetches details about an AppStore app from an Apple API, and renders it in a Publish page or article.
I'm really bad at writing CSS, but even I can make it look like this:
Here's the Markdown source code for the /apps page:
> appstore 982783760 gb The train app for commuters! _Nearly Departed_ was started in 2015, when the app I was using disappeared from the appstore, and none of the alternatives felt quite right. Originally written in Objective C and UIKit, it was re-written for iOS and watchOS using SwiftUI in 2021. > appstore 1071725095 gb Alternative Unix man pages _tl;dr pages_ is an app for displaying information from the tldr-pages project. This is a community-driven set of help pages for Unix commands which are much more concise than the traditional man-pages.
First published 25 December 2021