According to developers, iPhone and iPad app development will become a breeze with the newly launched mobile operating system. Apple’s new OS comes loaded with some amazing features and new capabilities that will help provide an impressive application development experience.
In this article we will look at some of the most important features of the new OS that helps to make the app development experience truly amazing for the developers.
An Overview of the Major Developments of iOS 8
The newly rolled out version of the operating system enables developer to integrate some incredibly useful features and capabilities to their app, with the help of 4000 new APIs. These APIs will give apps developer the access to plenty of web tools and application software for creating apps successfully.
If you are someone who hasn’t had a very good experience in developing applications, then the newly launched OS is the best Apple operating platform – that will definitely help you lessen your complains extensively. Let us now look at some of the important developments of new operating system that will help you in creating great mobile applications.
iOS 8 SDK and Xcode 6: By downloading and building a product via the SDK and Xcode 6, any iPhone app development company or individual interested in publishing their app can submit the ones written in Swift directly to the app store.
Enhanced Set of New Capabilities:This operating system brings forth an enhanced set of new APIs and services, in order to help users create new categories and features for their apps. Let us have a look at some of the most important and exciting new capabilities.
Health kit and Home kit
The Health kit lets application developers to add fitness related data into the app and share it to third-party apps. In contrast, Home kit enables users to configure and control connected devices of their home.
You will be able to enhance your app’s functionality as well as content by providing an app extension – that is a code that helps integrate custom functionality inside the context of a task performed by an Apple device user. With the help of extensions you can inject the power of your application in the device as and when required by your targeted users.
With the help of the new Cloud Kit framework, you can retrieve your application data in an easy and secure way right from iCloud.
Like the above three capabilities, several services have been included in the latest Apple operating system that help developers in building iPhone and iPad app easily.
Technology Improvements: Game development has been the most important part of Apple’s iPhone app development. In order to provide more incredible and immersive gaming experiences, Apple new OS has introduced high-level frameworks for developing high-end game’s graphics and enhanced audio features.
The new developments introduced with the release of iOS 8 will surely attract a lot of app developers, and will help them to create a great design for the iPhone platform.