Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Types of Mobile Applications

According to Miami mobile apps development specialists, there are three main types of mobile applications.

Mobile Websites, Web Applications
It is the most common type of mobile apps. Modern smartphones can easily display a usual website. Smartphones let us have everything we used to see in desktop apps – the HTML5 support does its staff. Remember that web applications are ideal for start-ups: they allow you to get a good result for little money and for a short period of time. Another advantage of a mobile site, in comparison with other mobile applications, is its cross-platformness. However, there’s one minus which is rather significant – mobile apps are difficult to earn money with. 

Hybrid Applications
In case with hybrid applications, you get an access to all the plusses of the API operating systems: the application is overgrown with push-notifications and other pleasant things. Moreover, now your product can be placed in online stores. At the same time, the main content is still a platform-independent page located on the server. It allows introducing minor changes to the product without releasing a new version: you just have to upload changes on the server. Hybrid applications are a perfect solution for those who start business or want to check their ideas, show them to investors, friends, etc.

Native Applications
This type of apps is the most resource-hungry but at the same time it allows using at maximum the possibilities offered by the given operating system. As a result, native apps win both in functionality and operating speed in comparison with other types of mobile apps. This approach is used nowadays by most software development companies who used to develop combined apps. Although it’s a good solution, the problems with performance lead to the fact that iPhone apps development specialists walk off combinations with the web.

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