Software engineer, London UK

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Dynamic Linking on iOS

Apr 02 2014

This is a repost of an article I published on the Realmac Software blog.

iOS is often criticized for not supporting dynamic libraries. While you might agree or disagree, it is interesting to think about why it is so and how this rule is eventually enforced. In this post we will see what these libraries are, how they come in practice, how they would work if they were fully supported on iOS and what makes it impossible to ship one in your iOS application.