The release of iOS 9 recognized a lot of technology trends that will dictate app development in the future. Here are three mobile app development trends that are expected to thrive in 2016.
Swift is Apple’s open source programming language for iOS, OS X, tvOS, and watchOS. It’s a universal programming language for apps and systems because it supports both application and system languages. Thanks to Swift’s compiler infrastructure, it is easier for developers to write more reliable code from the start. Swift is intuitive and apps made with it are lightning fast, plus Swift is integrated with Xcode and works side-by-side with Objective C.
The Internet of Things
The Internet of Things where physical objects that contain electronics interact with each other is gaining momentum. This calls for the development of new apps that support object interactions and provide users with a way to manage the “things”. Think of a smart home or smart car managed via a mobile app and you’ll get the idea. Internet of Things is already being implemented by some enterprises, so you can see that this trend will soon be in its full blow.
Developing enterprise apps has already seen the rise in 2015 and the trend is expected to continue. The demand for enterprise apps is steadily increasing, which is good news for developers who want to make profit because according to Forbes 43% of enterprise app developers made over $10K per month in 2015.