6 Skills You Need to Have for Becoming an iOS Developer

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The ever-rising smartphones and mobile app usage have opened gates for bright career opportunities and growth perspectives in Mobile development.  Even in Mobile phones, Apple leads. iPhones and iPads are leading the mobile industry and as an iOS app developer if you have the right skill set then there are chances that you would be sitting in the top iOS development company.

So what are those skills? Given below are six such skills needed that would prove very essential and advantageous for you especially if you are a newbie!

1. Swift
Swift is a very powerful programming language that is used specifically for developing mobile applications for the iOS platform. Though the language is bit vast an understanding of some concepts like basic syntax, Objective C Interoperability, classes, inheritance and initialization, options can make your work quite easy.

2. Design Guidelines
One of the major reasons for the success and popularity of the iOS application is their strict adherence to defined procedure and guidelines. iOS application development is unique because it builds mobile apps that are intuitive. Thus if you want to build such intuitive apps than you need o to be well-versed with these design guidelines and patterns.

3. Networking
iOS mobile application development is gaining more popularity day by day. To be a hireable iOS developer, you need to have clarity of some concepts of Networking too. You should know how data is sent and received over web or networking. Familiarity with JSON- JavaScript Object Notation, will be beneficial.

4. Core Data
You might remember, while playing old games such as  Super Mario Bros, how frustrating it was to start all over again, on turning it on the next time. This was due to the inability of the machines at that time to save the game’s progress. Core data is a persistent framework developed by Apple for devices which run on iOS platforms. This works by storing data on Apple’s device.

5. Spatial Reasoning
Spatial reasoning is one of the most important factors that is highly required to render top iOS application development services. It is about thinking from a user’s point of view and deliberating on how the user will use the app. In order to make a more meaningful and useful app you need to be a bit creative, and add functionalities that are bit comprehensive and accessible. This ability will help you in iOS mobile application development.

6. Grand central dispatch
An app does many tasks together such as gathering the data from the internet, understanding human inputs, displaying data, etc. For Apple devices, Grand central Dispatch takes the responsibility of giving users a seamless and smooth experience.

iOS app development companies and agencies are looking for skilled iOS app developers who can increase their customer base and help them in providing iOS app development services. If you are a beginner then it would be better to start developing the above skills and then have some experience so that you can make a mark in the iOS application development market.

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