Inside the native app vs. Web app debate

Inside the native app vs. Web app debate

Date: Jan 30, 2013

When deploying mobile applications, the biggest choice you'll have to make is: native app or Web app?

Both types of applications can be beneficial to organizations and their employees, but one may be better than the other in certain scenarios. If you need to support different kinds of smartphones and tablets running various operating systems, HTML5-based Web apps may be the best choice. But if you're looking to take advantage of a certain device's features, you might want native mobile apps instead. There are also hybrid apps to consider.

The native app vs. Web app debate is a complicated one with no easy answers. In this video, mobility expert Craig Mathias discusses the factors that go into choosing one type of mobile application over another. Mathias, principal at wireless advisory firm Farpoint Group, also explains the pros and cons of native apps vs. Web apps.

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