Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June introduced a plethora of new platform and device features in iOS 8. With over 4,000 new APIs, it’s hard to get your head around all the capabilities available. And that doesn’t even take into consideration some of the new foundational pieces for developers like the Swift programming language, the enhanced graphics engine (Metal, SpriteKit and SceneKit), nor the new Cloud, Health and Home automation components.
But with so many possibilities (along with real-world budget and resource constraints), let’s run down the top 5 new iOS 8 features travel companies should be aware of:
- Changes in CoreLocation
- TouchID API
- Battery usage monitoring