iOS App

iOS Application Development

Apple's iOS7 has many new features. Mobile apps that have already been developed must be upgraded to take advantage of the new aesthetic and features. New iOS7 apps should be developed in a way that conforms to the iOS7 paradigm.

iOS7 introduced new development tools and a major shift toward app development simplicity. iOS development is now faster and more efficient than ever before; plus it facilitates a better overall mobile application architecture. When upgrading mobile apps to iOS7 and using the new Xcode5 SDK older iOS 5 and iOS 6 apps must be back ported. Many of the APIs no longer exist or have changed. These apps require code change to function correctly under iOS7.

In addition, iOS7 requires each user interface component to be reconsidered and possibly redesigned. The removal of shadows and gradients, thinner text, and zero gloss really goes a long way to a cleaner look. The user experience design must consider the new iOS7 aesthetic.

More sophisticated mobile apps can now take advantage of several new features in iOS7. For example the new location manager feature provides support for the following location-related activities:

SD3 is a technology consulting firm located in the Chicago area. SD3's consultants have been architecting, designing, developing, and supporting mobile applications for iPhones and iPads for years both in Chicago and nationally. We build both simple and complex mobile apps that take advantage of:

We have background and experience developing sophisticated apps for many business functions including:

Contact SD3 to discuss your mobile app development, upgrade, or support needs.

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