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Why iOS 8 Represents a New Kind of Challenge for Developers

Nov 4, 2014

By Wired

As Apple's mobile operating system matures, each year's version brings new capabilities and challenges for developers.
Last year's iOS 7 launch meant app makers had to redesign their apps to fit Apple's new aesthetic, a hefty undertaking for some.
But with iOS 8, the challenge is centered more around functionality.
Apple introduced 4,000 new APIs developers can take advantage of, and to implement some of them, developers are having to rethink their app's identity within the iOS realm. ...