I can build hybrid apps for free with Apache Cordova, why do I need IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation (formerly Worklight)?
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Can’t I develop my hybrid apps with Apache Cordova for free? Why do I need IBM MobileFirst Platform? I get these kinds of questions quite a lot in my work with IBM’s MobileFirst Platform and it is a good question, but it isn’t comparing apples with apples. The 2 technologies are complimentary and not in competition. This post considers the differences. (Whilst we focus the discussion here on comparing with Apache Cordova, the general principles apply to native app development and other cross-platform tools... [More]