iOS 9 is finally here and you might be asking yourself as to what it offers. While end users might love the new OS for a new experience, as an app developer or app entrepreneur, you need to understand that the new OS can bring is changes too when it comes to app development. With Apple making Swift 2 open source earlier this year, the question was, what were they thinking with iOS9 ?
What does iOS 9 offer?
With the iOS9 software update being launched, one of the biggest questions that is troubling Apple users is how this update will affect their app which was built on a previous version of iOS? mobile app developers are frantically trying to come up with updates which fix bugs and controls damage to user experience.
Though the exact affect is difficult to speculate, a lot will depend on an app’s APIs integrated in it along with its core functions and features. However, it is a known fact that a change in OS affects the users experience in some way or the other. This becomes more prominent if an app has features which have changed with the OS. iOS 9 will run on all iPhones launched after 4s, on iPad’s launched after iPad2 and the iPod Touch 5th Generation.
Should you update now?
With loads of users being excited about the update, this is the perfect time to do so as even a small upgrade will last really long and this will help users understand how their apps will improve with it.
If you are wondering what’s new on the iOS9, then here are some of the key features it has to offer:
You can be one of the first app developers to take advantage of this fact and ensure that you offer the optimum experience to Apple users. Unlike the select few Android smart phones that can upgrade to the next Android OS, most iOS users will be able to upgrade their iOS devices to the new OS and thus it does make sense to invest here.