When you’re building an app, the first decision you need to make is whether to develop for iOS, Android or both.

“Although Android is usually easier to start out with, it does require more of a time investment further down the line. Conversely for iOS, it’s harder to get your app onto the App Store but once there, it’s generally more maintainable in the long run,” states Louis Terblanche, a developer with a keen eye for app development at leading software powerhouse, BBD.

So how do you decide on which OS to initially build your app? To read the pros and cons of each platform, click on the links below.