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How to become a skilled iOS developer

While choosing the right career path, there are three things wannabes look for decent pay, job satisfaction, and superior growth and learning opportunities in the future. Well there is no strict rule for some challenging profiles could be a priority and some might get attracted to flexible working hours. Even in smartphones iPhones and iPads are amicably ruling the mobile industry with iOS which is an operating system. Therefore, being a master at iOS app development can ensure a bright future for you as they are so much in demand and every tech companies welcome brilliant and highly skilled iOS app developer.

Below given nine skills that an iOS developer must have is given following:

The Swift 3.0 programming language

If you want to become an iOS developer, then you should know the Swift 3.0. It is nothing but a programming language which is owned by Apple to develop iOS mobile applications. It’s a universal language for iOS mobile app developments. At the initial level, you don't have to go deep into it; but you need to have a basic understanding of language and its functionalities such as.

• Basic syntax

• Classes, Inheritance, and Initialization

• Objective-C Interoperability

• Control Flow (If and Switch Statements)

• Error Handling

• Optional

Apple’s Xcode IDE

Xcode IDE is the main reason for making the app excellent and offers brilliant user experience; it also takes from concept to code to customers. Also, it is mainly integrated with Cocoa and its touch frameworks even the primary environment to build apps for various Apple devices like Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac, etc. It also helps the developer to facilitate different apple service such as Passbook and game changer etc. So, you need to have a thorough understanding of the Apple Xcode IDE for becoming an iOS developer.

Spatial reasoning

Spatial reasoning is one key factor of developing an app; it is mainly about the thinking from an app user point of view and how a user will interact and use the app. You need to put efforts into making the end users satisfied while using the app.

Design guideline

What Apple users love about Apple devices is their insight which traps them to buy their products. To, attain this there are specific guidelines or defined procedures for creating iOS apps.

UI and UX design experience

UI entirely based on the look of the app on the other hand UX depends on how the user uses the app. So, for effective execution of UI/UX design in the making of a mobile app can create a drastic change to its entire looks which helps to engage more and more users. Therefore, an iOS developer should be well trained on design concepts also can produce attractive UI/UX design for any mobile app which they create.

Apple Human Interface Guidelines

You should be well versed with apple human interface guidelines which will help iOS app developers, to make the developing journey smooth. Also, these guidelines will help you to come up with apps which have higher visuals maximum impact and reach the stupendous user experience.


JSON JavaScript object notation help to understand how data is sent and received over the web. It is a standard format for interchanging data and being an iOS developer.

Core Data

For an end-user, it is frustrating when they use the app often, and it does not save the data, and then they have to start from scratch for every single time they use so there the core data removes this problem by storing data on Apple devices.

Grand Central Dispatch

Generally, an app does many tasks concurrently such as gathering data from the internet, understanding human inputs displaying data and many more. It also helps to give seamless and smooth experience to the end users.

So, for wrapping up the iOS developer, is not only a mere app developer. But for every phase of the app development, you will be playing a vital role from requirement gathering for clients business needs to planning and development stage. So, for designing a seamless and scalable user interface to coding and integrations, it is your responsibility to ensure that everything goes like smooth sailing.

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