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2370570 - Developing Native iOS Apps with Simulator Pros & Cons


Hybrid\Native application is being developed for different iOS versions.
Since development project requires multiple test runs to ensure all functions work as expected, Apple’s XCode IDE offers a convenient way, the Simulator to accomplish initial quality assurance tasks.
However when the application is deployed to an actual device (iPhone/iPad) there are differences between the project running on the device versus the XCode's Simulator.



  • SAP Mobile Platform (SMP) SDK 3.0
  • iOS 8 and above
  • XCode 7 and 8
  • Native iOS(projects created in Swift or Objective C)
  • Apache Cordova Hybrid Application 4.0.0 and above


SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 ; SAP Mobile Platform 3.1 ; SAP Mobile Platform SDK 3.0 ; SAP Mobile Platform SDK 3.1


iOS 8 and above; XCode 7 and above; iMac; iPad; iPhone , KBA , MOB-SDK , SAP Mobile SDK , MOB-FC , SAP Fiori Client Native Mobile Application , Problem

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