In recent years, Apple’s iPad has turned out to be an impressive piece of technology, helping its users makes their life easy. And with such a huge number of users on iPad, it has become one major vertical helping businesses succeed. It has become highly important for companies to understand the need of their customers on iPad. So, if you have an idea and want to develop an app for iPad, you have to be very careful on how you do and what you serve your users. Perfection is what’s required when it comes to an Apple iPad user, and you get this only from a “perfectionist”. In other words, you have to hire iPad App developers who are “experts”.
Now, to get the cream, requires a lot of attention. You have to be understand whom you are hiring and why. What is the expertise that you need to get your iPad app built? Look for that “quality” in the developers you shortlist. In this article, we have listed some proficiency that is a “must-have” to be an expert iPad app developer.
Here’s the list of expertise you should look for, if you plan to hire iPad Developers
Do they have Expertise on iOS Latest Versions and Release
First of all, check their understanding of the OS they are working on –iOS. There are many updates continuously coming up, even new versions are released. So, you have to be very sure that they are techies at heart, keeping themselves up-to-date with latest happening. Ask them about the SDKs and APIs and their capabilities on expanding and customizing functionalities.
How good are they at Programming
Check on their programming skills with Obj-C & Swift, strong in OOP patterns, Jenkins CI, Auto-Layout, Responsive Design, GIT, RESTful API’s, Multithreading, In-App purchases, Push Notifications, social integrations, Parse, Backendless, Google Analytics etc.
What About Security and App data Safeguarding
One of the most important things to consider is App security. Your developers must have a very sound knowledge of system securing and information safety. Data is a very critical for business, and hence it is mandatory for an iPad App Developer to have a deep understanding of complete information architecture, the potential loopholes and threats.
Skilled in iOS extending location-based services with Bluetooth low energy (BLE)
This is a very important feature, and vital for iPad. So, the developer must have a working experience on these functionalities. You can ask him about any app that he has worked on using these features. Check on the complexity of the app and how deeply he understands the customization and extension methodologies on iOS Features.
Expertise with Payment Gateways Integration
If you are creating an iPad app for an e-commerce or retail, or something which requires processing payments, then this skill is a “must-have” for your developers. Payment gateway is a very critical and complex feature which required extreme proficiency, and only experts can do it. So do make sure that when you hire iPad developer, you are very clear about your idea and then check on his skills in payment integrations. Else, it can prove to be a disaster in the later stages, when integrations start; because at that time, finding someone who can take things ahead becomes very difficult.
Have an Eye for Detail
iPad has become a vital business point and every business is looking forward to capitalize it. The market is full of names claiming to be the best iPad App Development Company, but only you can check on their actual proficiency. Don’t just go by the name. Before you hire resources, check for yourself what expertise they have. You need the best out of the rest, so take that little effort and we are sure you will have your right set of resources.