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While there's a ton of Android apps, I'm pretty sure there's already a large part that targets iOS first simply because of how long iOS/app store has been around compared to Android.

Not to mention the iOS SDK is much nicer.


I think this is debatable. It's lamentable seeing it said as a truism without supporting information.


Speaking as someone who has developed on both platforms, it's definitely my experience. And that includes starting with an Android app and porting it to iOS - half of the stuff I had to add to Android to make it usable I discovered they had already built into iOS. Not to mention the poor choice of defaults, coping with device fragmentation, and the difficulty making Android apps look attractive via-a-vis iOS.

I haven't built ICS apps, though, so perhaps it's getting better.


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