The reports keep streaming in.Mobile device sales and deployment for business applications are soaring. However, the gap between the demand for custom mobile business applications and the ability of businesses to meet this demand remains significant.
One solution that companies are turning to in order to alleviate this problem is the HTML5 or Hybrid (HTML5 wrapped by tools like PhoneGap) approach to building mobile business apps. This approach offers the promise of build once and deploy on multiple devices, and it is gaining massive momentum. See the above graphic from Gartner.
HTML5 is destined to prevail but there has to be a better a way to take advantage of this approach. That's why we built Alpha Anywhere. Dan Bricklin, Alpha Software's CTO explains this in more detail in his article "How HTML Wins." He also provides a clear and comprehensive explanation of what is needed when building mobile business apps — and how Alpha Anywhere accomplishes it all — in his Alpha Anywhere technical overview video below: