Why Android First is a Myth

Probably the most thought provoking and controversial article I’ve ever linked to in terms of the platform battle between iOS and Android. Steve makes really good arguments from a financial perspective that have nothing to do with personal preferences but observations that make sense.

I can’t counter him with any seriousness unless I firstly use Android exclusively for a lengthy period of time in order to see whether indies are thriving and producing high-class, revenue generating apps on the platform. Secondly, as I plan to do soon, I need to try and develop as well as sell an app in both the Play Store and App Store to experience both sides of the process myself.

I don’t have any close developer friends who currently work on either platform on a daily basis and so I gladly welcome feedback from those who can contribute to this discussion with first-hand experience. Until then, it’s an extremely worthy read with serious points to consider.