iPhone app development is nowadays becoming a necessitate term to consider for the app development companies. The mobile app development is increasing at the rapid pace with the two main operating systems. An android and iOS.
The iPhone users are ready to accept the new applications and iOS is more likely to reject an application if it is not made the way, they need. There are many iPhone app development companies in India and all are in competition to rank up in the app store.
Well, it is, indeed an important concern to hire iOS developers that are capable enough to make the apps incredibly worth in features as well as the smart user interface.
Let us have some tips and tricks that an iPhone app development company should keep in mind.
Start with the core parameters that matter the most in iPhone App Development.
(1) Implementing Model View Controller
iOS follows a single design pattern that is called as Model View Controller – MVC. As iOS works on objects, the building blocks of code that are organized with the model view controller. Here the three terms of MVC works as important parameters of the system. Let us understand in brief the meaning of the model view and controller system in the iOS app development.
Model: Model is something that written with framework classes. And gives controller data to populate the view of any of the design.
View: Views are generally populated by the controller and it displays content directly. A view is a direct thing that relates to the graphical user interface.
Controller: A controller as its name suggests is controlling the application behavior. A controller stays for the apps flow. To determine a direction of the application is referred by the controller.
An iOS app is divided into the three main components. A view that decides the user interface, we can say the side that reflects users directly. And the model relates to the data.
A controller is the main medium between the two software. e.g., model and view. Every application will be following this structure and making the code blocks a structure makes the coding easier.
(2) Maintaining the Content (A layout of content)
It is the first good impression when you’re the content of the app relates to the device screen in a perfect manner. The iOS design and development phase are mainly given emphasize to the clarity, depth, and Deference.
The chances of an iOS app to be rejected gets higher when some of the points of iPhone app development are not taken into consideration.
For an instance, an iOS app should have the text large enough so that can be easily get read on the mobile devices. Also, the iOS puts more emphasize on a layout of the app.
As it should be intuitive and fluid. iOS does not prefer to include an excessive amount of shadowing, bezels or gradients. Should be a neat and clean design that looks smarter and simple.
Another imperative is to make the app content rich. Meaning it should be a more detailed content and easy to navigate through the screen.
(3) Error handling that matters the most
It is common that coders will make mistake. It is not new to know that an application can be made with no errors tag. Also, there are the endless possibilities of getting an unexpected input and will not able to handle those inputs.
For an instance, We are having a textbox for users area code. An application gets crashed if you are missed to check with special characters besides just the alphabetic ones. And it will be worse if you store the data in a numeric storage unit.
This kind of logic errors should be handled wisely to avoid such application crashes in future. An error message should be sent to the users also. Using the error protocol will aid in avoiding unexpected errors in iOS app development.
(4) Building Front & Backend
For any software to be given a final shape, it needs to be check with the software planning phase as well as the user interface design phase at the same time. Also, the occurrence of these phases takes several edit rounds to make the app flawless.
For the design to be implemented with no errors, a developer’s task is to double check with the designers as well as the back end side to ensure the performance of the app.
The foundation framework and the core data framework along with APIs will be the main tools for a developer to make an app a working as well as a compatible one. A developer will create the model for an app.
As to how the data is organized following the app’s controller layer functionality for edit, insert, how to display or delete the entries from your database. There are many app developers in India concerning such things in mind and making mind-blowing apps with iOS.
A backend system engineer or say a developer should have enough skill to maintain the strong backend functionality for an app. Whether the back end is own created or taken as backend as a service package.
(5) Apple ID – What’s it?
As we know, Apple ID is needed for an application to be launched at the app store. The Apple ID is needed to sign the code. As their sign on the apple iD code identifies the coder as well as the developer.
An app that is developed for a client should have the credentials that are shared with the client as well. So the client can upload the content as needed. An Apple ID is free to create the annual fees of 100$ for the hosting of an app.
(6) Project Directory Structure
The app development companies have different types of projects to work on. It can be the smaller projects and the large ones, too. The companies having big projects will have more people to work on the same project at a time.
In that case, it is needed to manage intuitive project directory. The enterprise level project will always have such management. It should be organized and inherent in case of any developer needs to update the code or fix the code.
Without management of directory, it can be an unorganized and messy structure of project comes to a result of the end of the project.
(7) Reinventing Testing Phase
The very first phase that has to be implemented before launching the app is its testing. A testing of an iOS app should not be ignored like an easy go handle process. For any app development project, the crucial thing is user’s feedback.
An iOS app needs to be tested with the iPhone users who already know the preferred functionality of an iOS app. Writing unit tests, running integration testing and fixing the bug will aid with more clarity of an app.
(8) Augmented reality & gaming
Since 2016, augmented reality and the virtual reality are the two main topics for the app development era. The developers are in an excitement to change the way we run apps. They are in a hurry to implement attractive features and want to amaze the users with AR and VR features.
The iOS 11 is having ARkit and it is quite supportive to have such featured rich apps. So an app development company should not forget these implementations. iOS developers know that VR and AR technologies are made for the next-gen 3D game development and other developmental fields.
(9) Using Beacon technology
At the first instance of this advanced technology based on Bluetooth – beacon technology, it was not responded in the same manner as it is in the current times. However, the things are altered by the time as per the interest levels of the people.
Because the people want more feasibility with their living life by the time. The Beacon technology will also help with the building of more localized and effective advertisements by the retailers.
it would be pushed out to targeted buyers via the latter’s handsets. In household as well as the commercial usage the beacon technology is out to make its own space.
(10) Adjusting resolutions
The working environment of the iOS 8 is gaining more attention than that of the previous versions, for both the graphic designers and the developers.
The addition of the two-pixel densities and screen resolutions to minimize the applications is making more change to the conventional app development practice.
For any new app to be compatible with the different size of the devices will matter a lot and should be given an emphasize on the resolutions fixing.
(11) Home Automation Platforms
A man is innovating the technologies and making life easier by reforming the technologies into people’s life. It creates chaos when the technology itself makes the complicated scenarios.
Controlling a large number of smart homes and tools will have an idea of complicated structures because of the inclusion of technologies. Here the usage of Amazon echo and open hub will make a positive difference with the concept of connected apps. Smart connectivity hubs are becoming more common than ever because of the ease of use.
(12) Enterprise apps
Back in the time, there was no internet and hence there were no websites. By the time, websites became an essential part of any business. Nowadays, the app development has become even more popular and needed for the people as well as the development firms.
Because everyone wants everything in hand and firms are meeting the requirements. Users can reach to large volumes of prospects with the aid of great designed and well maintained iOS applications.
(13) Security concerns
The security concerns matter the most because apps are directly related to the people’s life and their confidential credentials as well as the personal information.
The stronger and more varied data and encryption algorithms standard are expected to be used by all the developers globally. Making iOS applications in a way that users need not worry about their information and can use the devices flawlessly should be the main concern of a developer.
(14) Focussed user interface design
The user interface design is something that interacts directly with the users on the very first instance. An iOS application has to give seamless user experience with the help of smart layouts and captivating design features. A user normally can not understand a complex design. Rather creating a design that is simple in nature and related to user’s daily life with another effect on the user. The developers should not be influenced by the false claims in the app store. Rather downloading an innovative app and original in nature will give better guidance to make a soft app development journey.
(15) Concerning iPads
iPads were the core gadgets in the year of 2014 and 2015. And they were experiencing a big slowdown in the middle times but again with the low energy Bluetooth technology, they have made a quick comeback.
And that is why iOS developers should not forget the customized designs for the devices. As the purchase of iPads is not in a slow down mode right now. Your app hence should be considering all the factors relating to that.
Concluding the terms, it is said that no rule is gonna apply when you are not approaching the right direction. But when you are focusing your own niche, then you can always be the leader.
Same as for the iPhone app development companies, there are many things to consider for better results and quality work. But if you’re focused then can win the battle. If not, then no caring or internet knowledge is worth.
Steve E Jimenez is very enthusiastic about modern technology and shares the wondrous thoughts keeping facts and figures in mind. He prefers to explore the cutting edge tech stuff. He is an early adopter and would like to stay up-to-date concerning advanced trends in the Industry.