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Tahirih Jaliri
Tahirih Jaliri

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From Frontend Web to the iOS Universe

Embarking on a new journey in the world of development is always exciting 🧐. For me, this transition meant moving from the familiar territory of Frontend Web Development to the intriguing realm of iOS. I will begin sharing articles about my experiences, challenges, and insights as I take my first steps into the captivating world of iOS development.

The Starting Point: Familiar Grounds

Having spent considerable time in Frontend web development, I was on solid ground. HTML, CSS, and JavaScript were my trusted companions, and crafting web interfaces was second nature. It was here that my love for designing seamless user experiences was born ❤️

Discovering the iOS Frontier: A Brave New World

The transition to iOS development marked a thrilling departure from my comfort zone. Swift, Apple's modern programming language, beckoned as the primary tool for app creation. Its concise syntax and powerful capabilities were both fascinating and intimidating. 👀

Xcode: My New Playground

Xcode, Apple's integrated development environment (IDE), opened its doors to me 👩🏽‍💻. Navigating its labyrinthine interface and comprehending its debugging tools was akin to exploring a new world . Gradually, Xcode became my playground, where ideas transformed into functional iOS applications.

The Art of Interface Design: Interface Builder and Auto Layout

Coming from a Frontend background, I found Interface Builder's visual approach to interface design intuitive. Creating layouts and designing user interfaces is a delightful experience.

Embracing MVC and Architectural Patterns

Understanding the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectural pattern was pivotal. It provided a structured framework for organizing code and separating concerns—familiar territory for someone accustomed to frontend frameworks like Angular and React.

Community Engagement and Continuous Learning

Transitioning to iOS development was not without its hurdles. I'm still in the early stages, and I believe that getting involved with development communities 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 will make this experience more bearable. If you have any recommendations, they would be greatly appreciated.

Conclusion: An Exciting Odyssey

To conclude, if you're considering migrating to another language or improving the one you already know, I encourage you to embrace the adventure 🚌. Development is a realm of unlimited creativity and infinite possibilities.

Top comments (2)

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Jyothish Johnson

All the best for your journey into iOS development.

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Michael Castillo Peña

La verdad me salta la duda porque no te inclinaste por flutter?, al menos si manejas POO, es mas llevadero transcender.