MOBILE-WEB

How to build a hybrid app that performs like native — yes, it can be done

The “hybrid versus native” debate touches on legitimate concerns of developers and business strategists alike. When evaluating these options for mobile app development, organizations are forced to choose between the cross-platform reach and single code base appeal of hybrid apps and the performance and tooling of native apps. It’s a tricky choice, and it’s one that leaves many wishing that a “best of both worlds” solution existed.

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In-car infotainment is dead. Long live the app

For the rich app experience that customers have grown accustom to, auto manufacturers need to change how they think about apps. Native apps that reside on smartphones and interact with on-board systems are the answer to what’s been plaguing in-car infotainment systems since they were introduced to the market.

Why website speed should be back on your radar

What effect does mobile site speed really have on your bottom line? For starters, mobile users expect the same web­browsing speed on their phones as they do on desktops.

Watch profits grow this year for HTML5 games

HTML5 is still controversial in the game industry. However, meetings at E3 reconfirmed that much of the industry predicts browser-based game play is inevitable and one of the most viable choices for consumers.

Why LinkedIn dumped HTML5 & went native for its mobile apps

“There are a few things that are critically missing. One is tooling support. The second is operability. Because those two things don’t exist, people are falling back to native. It’s not that HTML5 isn’t ready; it’s that the ecosystem doesn’t support it.”