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Joined: Jul 10, 2009
Oct 05, 2010 23:43:52
Am a web developer and interested in developing smart phone applications.
I would like to know how steep is the learning curve for developing on android vs something for iphone.
I know Python/Java/HML/CSS/JS/XML.
One more questions, is it true that a greater percentage of people on iphone are likely to try/buy your app rather that on android ?
I know, that these questions are more of platform benefit rather than specific android questions.
Would be great if I can get some insight on this.
Joined: Oct 12, 2008
Oct 06, 2010 01:23:31
You say you know
, JS and XML. IMO, transitioning to Android development will be easier for you. For iPhone development, you will need to learn Objective C and familiarize/verse yourself with Xcode.
You might find the following discussions helpful:
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Oct 06, 2010 03:48:53
avoid saying "n00b" or similar
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