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All You Need to Know before Embarking On iOS App Development

by Vikas M. Web Design & Development Company

Apple has provided a complete repository of tools and resources for helping developers to build amazing apps that can be run on devices with the iOS platform. It needs to be understood that the process of iOS app development is different from that of Android application development. You need some specific tools and equip yourself with prerequisite resources before beginning your journey to hire iOS app developer to build a robust iOS application.

Some of these resources and tools include:

  •          You need to hire iOS developer based on expertise and your budget.
  •         A good system supporting iOS platform such as Apple Mac or similar devices.
  •          Xcode for signing and then publishing native iOS platform applications

Apple has a whole set of resources and tools to help developers build apps that work on devices running iOS. That said, the iOS app development process is somewhat different from Android app development

Which are the programming languages in which the iOS apps are written?

For Native iOS apps:

  •      Objective-C or Swift are the languages in which native iOS app development is done.
  •      Objective-C is quite older than Swift.

For Cross-platform iOS apps:

JavaScript (using React Native) or Flutter are used in Cross-platform iOS apps. You can also use Kotlin which is quite new. The primary benefit of using Cross-platform is you are able to use the code across Android too.

For getting an iOS app developed, your primary job is to hire iOS developer or outsource the project to some professional iOS App development company.

What to look out for when hiring some iOS app development company?

·      The obvious aspect is the experience of the company that has a strong portfolio of iOS app development. The past work done by the company gives a perfect picture whether the mobile app development company has the necessary acumen to build a successful iOS app.

·      The next step is to check reviews on some platforms about the company. You can also look for social media pages of the company for reviews left by users. You get a fair idea about the expertise of the company by checking these reviews.

·      If your app idea is disruptive or complex, the app development company needs to be proficient enough to provide advice regarding what approach to follow for the development process.

·      The app development company needs to have the professionalism to suggest whether your app idea has potential and is viable to pursue ahead.

·      Remember that not every idea is workable and hence, the concerned agency needs to honestly let you know about this.

Comparison between app development agencies

·      Once you have shortlisted app development companies for your work, the next step is to get estimates from them for the work.

·      Remember that while comparing costs, scope of work provided needs to be considered to get a fair comparison.

Signing an NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement) for ensuring safety of your project

·      It is always better but not compulsory that you get an NDA signed from the app development company even before discussing your app idea with them.

·      It is your right to ensure the safety of your app idea.

·      You need to be open about signing the NDA at a later stage too.

Check about ownership rights for your App

·      Ensure that the agreement mentions about you being the owner of the developed app and have ownership over the entire code for your project.

Ensure about support and maintenance post app deployment

·      You will start getting feedback from your app users post the app goes live. This can be your future direction for the app. Hence, you need to ensure that the iOS App Development Company provides maintenance and support services after deployment too.

Why to choose the iOS platform for App development?

High revenue

As mobile is already dominating traffic and iOS being the platform used by people with high income, the potential of getting higher revenue streams increases with an iOS app. The key to choosing the platform is to check your desktop traffic source. Hence, it is important that the mobile app development company you choose is proficient to work on any platform.

Stability of the operating system is great

The iOS platform offers high stability. Bugs removal, performance issues, privacy policies, security, UI/UX, and so on are aspects where iOS scores high.

Finally, everything boils down to the iOS app development company you work with. They need to make you understand the minute points regarding the platform and its benefits. Hence, choose the right app development company and watch you iOS app taste success.


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