Buster Hein: Developers in Italy can learn directly from Apple.
The doors of Apple’s first-ever iOS developer academy in Italy are set to open to students tomorrow, but according to a new report, getting through the doors is harder than getting into Harvard.
About 4,000 people applied to be part of the inaugural class at the development center in San Giovanni a Teduccio, a suburb of Naples.
Only 200 were accepted, giving the school an acceptance rate of 5%.
That’s slightly lower than Harvard’s 5.8% acceptance rate in 2016.
Next year Apple plans to admit 400 students to the nine month program that covers how to develop and market apps…