Mobile Apps explosion
Clutter phone with apps instead of web pages
What we will do with phone in future going to explode.
Search for apps on our phone since there are so many
Periodically delete apps since cluttering phones
Web much better
One answer is phone gap
With different platforms have to know different OS and API and languages. a lot to learn, and code API changing all time.
The web provides a common software to bring different platforms together.
Build on standards (i.e. html5) , deploy app everywhere.
Native development – slow since have to develop for every platform, have to do separate implementation for every device, no portability, high cost, good performance on devices, native functionality
web development – portability, low cost , no native functionality, device specific browser
Phone Gap – hybrid, web app and native app . Build it on standards and can run on anywhere. consistent api
gwt tool for building web apps
mobile slow cpu drain battery slow network connections
can use phonegap and gwt together
web app – device, browser, mgwt great looking gui
apache 2.o license
adobe buys phonegap
donate code to Cordova
phone gap is one distribution of phone gap
adobe will build tools on it
web – native web control html,css – browser
phone gap plugins (native) – camera plugins, android plugins, ioS
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