Chapter 13Future-Proofing Your Apps—It’s Going to Be a Bumpy Ride

When I first became a father, the best advice I was given relates to the constant changing world of technology: just as soon as you figure something out, get ready because it’s about to change. With each release of Android and iOS, new and inventive methods of allowing users to interact with their software are established. It was once enough for iPhone users to just touch instead of clicking; touch gestures were introduced. Of course, anyone who has used a Galaxy S4 or Xbox Kinect knows you no longer need to touch a device to interact with it.

This affects developers in various methods. Perhaps your billion-dollar idea was not possible before new technology or regulation allowed ...

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