Four Ways to Build a Mobile Application: Native iOS


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With the advancement of technology, the need for web-based applications is increased tremendously. Also, the number of users accessing internet surpassed desktop users. Most of the organizations deploying a quality website facilities via web applications to develop good impressions over the visitors across the globe. 

If you want to create your own web-based applications, you need several things related to the improvements and the development of your app prior to its launch.
Nowadays , the way to build these mobile apps is changing , The development depends on your needs only like how many backend systems you need to integrate, is your app going to be Native, HTML5, or a hybrid of the two. Well, you can have a range of advanced web application development tools and languages available in the market today.

For effective app development, you need to be technically updated .there are many ways to build a mobile app. The following are the most popular approaches:

  • native iOS,
  • native Android
  • PhoneGap
  • Appcelerator Titanium.

In this article, we will discuss the First one that is – Native iOS

Native iOS Development

Most applications in Apple’s App Store are written in the Objective-C programming language, and developers typically use Xcode to develop their applications.



To build an iOS app, you must use Mac OS X
The web development tools that you’ll need, iOS 7 SDK and Xcode 5, are free of charge, and you can run the app that you build in the iOS simulator, which is part of the iOS SDK. To run your app on a real device and make it available in Apple’s App Store, you must pay $99 per year.
“About Xcode,” iOS Developer Library, Apple
“iOS Dev Center,” Apple
“iOS Developer Program,” Apple


Choose File → New Project in the menu.



The application will have two view controllers – one for the main screen and one for the settings screen. Whereas, a navigation controller provides the navigation bar
Associating Storyboards with Your Code

hoose File → New File.
In the dialog that appears, choose “Objective-C class”:


In the next dialog, give your class a name and ensure that it inherits fromUIViewController:



So far, we have discussed the basic of developing a simple native iOS application. Hopefully, the article will help you in your next web app development

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