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Analysis of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Android and iOS Systems and Converting Applications from Android to iOS Platform and Vice Versa
American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications
Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 116-120
Received: Sep. 12, 2017; Accepted: Sep. 23, 2017; Published: Oct. 28, 2017
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Lazarela Lazareska, Faculty of Informatics, FON University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Kire Jakimoski, Faculty of Informatics, FON University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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This paper strives for a better understanding of Android and iOS mobile operating systems, their history and overall development to today, a detailed research of Android and iOS performance, determining their strengths and flaws, and their comparative analysis. The goal is to provide a detailed study of the strengths and weaknesses of Android and iOS platforms and converting applications from Android to iOS platform and vice versa with the aim to increase their usage in the mobile application market, therefore the time and costs needed for development and realization to be significantly reduced, in order to provide application content designed by the Android platform to be usable on the iOS platform and vice versa.
Analysis, Android, Application, Automatic Conversion, Convertor, iOS, Operating System, Programming
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Lazarela Lazareska, Kire Jakimoski, Analysis of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Android and iOS Systems and Converting Applications from Android to iOS Platform and Vice Versa, American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications. Vol. 6, No. 5, 2017, pp. 116-120. doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20170605.11
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