For many individuals, being a developer is their dream and a large percentage of these want to become iOS developers. These developers are responsible for developing applications for mobile devices that are powered by Apple’s iOS operating system. There are countless benefits of becoming an iOS developer. This can be seen in the reports released by Apple, every January.
According to the latest report released by Apple, there are approximately 2.2 million applications in the App Store, and on average 2,540 apps are released every day. Furthermore, more than 72.3 billion US dollars were spent by people on in-app purchases, subscriptions, and premium apps in the Apple App Store in the year 2020.
These numbers show that Apple’s business is booming and iPhone apps are the favorite among the people. Even though the biggest competitor to Apple, Android, has done a great job, still people prefer Apple. Research shows that 18% of Android users switched to the iOS platform after looking at the advantages of the iPhone.
Better app revenue, security of enterprise data, high-quality standards, etc are some of the reasons why iOS app developers are so much in demand. Businesses from across the globe are looking for highly talented iOS app developers. However, there are many scam artists who pose as developers to take advantage of companies looking to hire top-notch iOS developers. Therefore, it is important that organizations only deal with reputed app development companies.
Many aspiring developers would like to know how to become iOS developers. To help you we have made a list of skills required to become a successful developer. Let’s take a look at the skills one requires in order to become a successful iOS app developer:
Switch 3.0 Programming Language
This is a global and one of the most favored languages that is used in iOS mobile app development. It was also developed by Apple. If one wants to become a successful iOS app developer, then one needs to be proficient in Switch 3.0.
Apple’s Xcode IDE
Xcode IDE must be part of the skillset of every developer as with the help of it one can create a unique app and offer a great user experience. By acquiring this skill, individuals will be able to develop apps for numerous Apple devices, such as Apple, iPad, TV, iPhone, Mac, etc.
This is one of the most essential characteristics required to develop an app. One needs to keep in mind the user experience while developing an app and provide a user experience that is unmatched. Good spatial reasoning helps developers build an app that caters to the needs of the target audience.
An app developer needs to create an app that is unique and has the ability to attract people. Companies hire those developers who have experience in building highly creative and innovative applications. App-development teams that are able to do so are always in demand, as are the developers at RNF Technologies.
UI/UX Design Experience
Developers should have the ability to create innovative UI/UX designs for a mobile application they are developing. UI and UX are some of the main features on which the design of an app depends.
Faisal Abidi is the Co-Founder and Director of RNF Technologies since 2009. He has also co-founded other ventures, namely Phonato Studios, Resourcifi, and FNR Technologies. He started his career with Google India working in the online marketing space where he was recognized and rewarded for his innovative product ideas. Google was followed by British Telecom where he worked as an analyst and was involved in all aspects of marketing and business management of the highest level. He is a marketing and a tech enthusiast and has been invited by Google to speak on various online marketing trends. His professional interests lie in the areas of branding, digital marketing, and developing anti-fraud, and anti-scam tech solutions.