As more companies adopt a mobile-first approach, iOS developers who build apps for Apple devices are in high demand, with talent shortages leading to large salaries for many of those in the field. Developers who know the necessary programming languages and other skills can create apps that enterprises and consumers use every day to make their lives more productive.
To help those interested in the field better understand how to break into a career in mobile development, we compiled the most important details and resources. This cheat sheet on how to become an iOS developer will be updated on a regular basis.
From the cheat sheet:
WHAT DOES AN iOS DEVELOPER DO?
An iOS developer builds, tests, and refines applications for mobile devices that use Apple’s iOS operating system that are consistent with the goals and standards of their company or client. They need to have a strong understanding of iOS and how it works with different Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, and be able to adapt their applications to their firm’s or client’s requirements.