Connectivity and reachability are important considerations when developing software that needs to interact with other systems or devices over a network. Connectivity refers to the ability of a device or system to establish a connection to a network, while reachability refers to the ability to communicate with other devices or systems on that network.
In software development, connectivity and reachability are often implemented using network APIs or libraries that provide support for different network protocols and technologies, such as WiFi, cellular data, and Bluetooth. These tools allow developers to build software that can detect the availability of a network connection and handle network-related errors and failures.
In the next series of posts, we will explore the various tools and techniques available for implementing connectivity and reachability in software, including platform-specific APIs and cross-platform libraries. We will also discuss best practices for designing and testing connectivity and reachability in software systems, and the importance of considering the impact of network conditions on the user experience. Stay tuned for more insights on how to effectively build connectivity and reachability into your software projects!
Checking Internet status in an app With iOS 12, Apple has introduced Network, a framework that includes the NWPathMonitor class.