iOS 8 is the biggest release since… iOS

iOS is now available and it is huge.  Huge.  Bigger than that.

There are 15 new frameworks and over 4,000 new or modified APIs.  The primary goals of this release are extensibility and adaptive ios8 logo(reactive) design, and they have gone very far with both, especially extensibility.

Among the highlights for developers are APIs for

  • Fingerprint authentication
  • Home Automation
  • Health and Medical
  • Photo editing
  • Interacting with cloud-based documents
  • Identifying more bar codes
  • Audio/video for gaming
  • Apple Pay and general NFC

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen Pluralsight & LinkedIn Learning courses. He was a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP.
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