Web-Based Mobile Business Apps May Be Good—But Are They Good Enough
Until recently, companies going mobile faced a choice. They could buy and customize out-of-the-box mobile applications, or they could build their own using an integrated development environment native to the devices that will run their applications. Out-of-the-box point solutions are quicker to deploy, but they have disadvantages, however, building your own native apps enables you to have the exact functionality you want but require special knowledge of the languages, Software Development Kit tools, and device features unique to each native environment.
Turning web applications into mobile apps has a certain appeal. It’s a nice idea, but up to now HTML, the technology used to build web pages, has been very limited in the way it can run applications. However, recent advances in HTML, collectively referred to as HTML5, have the whole industry taking a closer look. Enterprise organizations are challenged when making the decision to develop a web application or native applications.
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