The application world has changed the way we handle our day-to-day activities. Web and Mobile apps have not only given us a new space with limitless business opportunities, but has played a key role in building a life which is more connected.
While the app development market seems enormous, it is also somewhat unclear. The very first question what type of application development technology should you opt for is blurred and has no concrete answer. However, there are multiple factors that play an important role in app development decision-making. This article offers key insights that will help you determine which type of application development platforms can be beneficial to you.
The benefits of data sharing and subscription based billing are very impressive, which has forced desktop applications to have a cloud element. Software leaders have listed cloud migration to be the topmost priority of 2016.
Mobile cloud apps are similar to web applications. There is no need of downloading or installing them on mobile devices. Users can view and access mobile cloud app UI in a browser window using a remote device. Advanced tools and frameworks are easily accessible and deployment of Mobile cloud apps is fairly simple. They also offer ease of porting to multiple devices.
BENEFITS OF CLOUD APPS
SHORTCOMINGS OF CLOUD APPS
Native apps are developed precisely for the selected platforms. Native mobile applications can access features like the GPS, camera and accelerometer for a better user experience (UX). They get complete assistance and support from the related app stores. Users can search and download them.
Native apps are good option for developers, who can get access to SDK and required development tools. They support multiple devices and API’s without any programming restrictions.
BENEFITS OF NATIVE APPS
SHORTCOMINGS OF NATIVE APPS
Web apps are websites that appear and work like native applications. They are not listed on the app stores. They can be loaded on any mobile browser as a website. Your customers need not to be concerned regarding the available space on their devices and can access web applications as per their needs. The main purpose of web application development is to make sure that required content and functionalities are accessible on different mobile platforms and devices.
BENEFITS OF WEB APPS
SHORTCOMINGS OF WEB APPS
For all those who need multiple platform benefits can opt for hybrid app development option. These apps are swift to build using different technologies.
For better access and user experience, some part of native coding is needed to build them. Hybrid Apps can be used to deploy web apps as native apps by wrapping their code with the native frameworks. They allow access to cross-platform development and reduce development costs. The code used to build Hybrid apps can be reprocessed and used for multiple mobile operating systems.
BENEFITS OF HYBRID APPS
SHORTCOMINGS OF HYBRID APPS
The answer depends completely on your requirements and your budget. However, it is important to consider the business need of the stakeholders.
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