The HTML5 vs Native debate continues to rage.
It is natural that this is a fierce debate, because developers are responding to bosses and clients clamoring for business applications designed to run on mobile devices.
At Alpha, we engineered Alpha Anywhere to be the first complete and fastest way to build serious business apps that will run on both the desktop web and on all major mobile platforms.
The article and accompanying graphic in Venture Beat today essentially concludes that HTML5 is the way to go. We wholeheartedly agree!
To quote from the article:
Native apps versus mobile web — it’s still a hot debate, regardless of the fact that it’s been going on for a good couple of years at this point.
How can you scrape off the layers of hype and FUD to find what’s really best for your startup, your budget, and your team’s skill set?
With a chart! Duh.
Personally, I side with mobile web. Most programmers can handle the technologies behind it, and there are more tools every week for building and monitoring web apps on phones and tablets. And the cost of building mobile web apps versus hiring staff or an agency to build two or three or four native apps is pretty compelling.
Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/07/29/native-v-web-chart/#uIpyfmShVrJFg4DB.99