Skills every iPhone App Developer should possess

by Rob Stephen getaprogrammer

When you are looking for iPhone App Developers for your business project, make sure the developer has in-depth knowledge and expertise in the skills listed out here in this article. 

Apple leads the other smartphones available in the market today. iPhones are ruling the mobile and app market now. Doing a mastery in iPhone application development or trying to build a career as an iPhone app developer can be a great idea for your future. Every software development company appoints innumerable developers every year because most of the developers now choose to get their business apps built for iPhones instead of the other platforms. But, to become an expert in iPhone app development, the developers must have sound knowledge about a few programming languages and skills. 


Here’s what an iPhone Application Developer must know. 


Swift programming language:

Swift is the primary programming language now you need to know for advanced and flawless iPhone app development. Swift is known for its advanced features and functionalities like simple and basic syntax, easy inheritance and initialisation, simple error handling process, etc. 


Apple’s XCode IDE:

It is another skill that you need to know well. With XCode IDE, you can always ensure a great iPhone application and excellent user experience. XCode IDE is integrated with the Cocoa Touch frameworks. It is a key skill you need to know for creating applications for not only iPhones but for the other Apple devices as well like iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple’s XCode IDE also helps developers to enable Apple services like Game changer, and Passbook. 


Spatial reasoning:

Spatial reasoning is one of the primary aspects of building an iPhone application. Spatial reasoning is all about thinking from the user’s perspective and how users can navigate, use, and explore the app. When it comes to building an application for the iPhones, you need to think of something unique and out-of-the-box in order to stand up to the expectations of the users and satisfy them. Here’s when spatial reasoning comes to play its role. Thinking from your users’ end will help you to design a great UI for the app and include advanced features to it to end up with a useful app iPhone every user will love to keep. 


Apple’s design guidelines:

What iPhone users love about the devices is the intuitiveness of the phones. Building creative UIs is important to stand up to the style, and quality of these Apple devices. Following Apple’s design guidelines can help developers to create eye-catching and intuitive user interfaces for iPhone applications. 


Apple’s Human Interface guidelines:

To build scalable and ROI-driven iPhone applications, you must be well-versed with Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines. A clear understanding of these guidelines will help you with a smooth, seamless, and successful iPhone application development experience and can help to end up with applications with a clear and quality visual appeal, and rich and advanced features. 



Get familiar with everything about JSON JavaScript Object Notation. This will help you to understand how the information or data are received and sent through networking. 


Core Data:

Users often get frustrated when they have to type the user login details every time they want to log in to use the app. Core Data stores and saves the user details on the Apple devices, which makes it easier for the users to log in and use the app whenever they want without typing the details every time. 


Grand Central Dispatch:

With clear knowledge and concept in Grand Central Dispatch, you can build iPhone apps that can perform multiple tasks simultaneously like displaying data, understanding human inputs, gathering information from the internet, and a lot more. With GCD, you can give a smooth experience to your app users. 


Now, if you want to excel and grow as an expert iPhone application developer, you must have a clear understanding of these skills. All these skills can help you to create competitive and device compatible applications for iPhone users. 


Rob Stephen is one of the most experienced and skilled iPhone app developers of a leading software development company in Australia, GetAProgrammer. The author has written this article to guide the newbies about the must-have skills and languages for iPhone application development.

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