Building a non-native mobile HTML5 App

My co-worker Tim is writing about a recent project where he headed up a team building a mobile application as an HTML5 application. It’s a fascinating problem, especially with news of Facebook ditching their HTML5 app in favor of a native strategy.

HTML5 vs. Native is one of those decisions that there really never is one universal answer on what the right way to go is. For our client, a non-native app was the right way to go, but for others (like Facebook), there were native features and usability that you really needed a native experience.

It was a challenging experience, where we had to try many different avenues (like Azure vs. AppHarbor), and Tim’s writing a whole series about it. Check it out!

Building a Non-Native Mobile HTML5 App, Part I: A Business Case

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    About Jimmy Bogard

    I'm a technical architect with Headspring in Austin, TX. I focus on DDD, distributed systems, and any other acronym-centric design/architecture/methodology. I created AutoMapper and am a co-author of the ASP.NET MVC in Action books.
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