Hybrid apps: PhoneGap and Dojo Mobile on Android
Tom Young 120000GK47 Visits (8109)
Web apps have difficulty accessing many of our favorite mobile device functions, like accelerometers, GPS, camera, and such, and they usually can't run when disconnected from a network like native apps can. You also can't sell them in an app store. If these issues are a concern for you, meet the hybrid app.
The authors of this article, Bryce Curtis, Gill Woodcock, and Todd Kaplinger, write:
"Native and web applications both have advantages and disadvantages, and many arguments have been waged over which is better. In an effort to resolve this battle, a new hybrid application tries to combine the advantages from both native and web applications.
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