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Molly K. Maskrey, App Development Recipes for iOS and watchOS, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1820-4_9

9. Embedded Systems

Molly K. Maskrey

(1)Parker, Colorado, USA

Embedded systems exist at the core of the products we create as iOS software engineers. But ask most app developers about embedded systems and you will likely get either a confused look or something like “Go talk to Jessica. She’s the hardware person.” While iOS devices have almost exponentially increased in capability each year in terms of speed, screen resolution , memory, and other features, at its core an iPhone is an embedded system. Sure, with its ability to run multiple apps, my iPhone 6S can do a lot of things similar to my iMac, but not nearly as well. As I write ...

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