how to decide if you should build mobile web, native app or hybrid app

Posted on January 12, 2013

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  So are you wondering how to decide which type of app you should build,  or is your client ?

I saw this decision tree in a piece of work (for which I have no names,  so cannot attribute properly,  if this is yours please do tell so I can put your name in lights.

It is a good starting place.  The question will be the weight you put in each decision,  however this does get you a long way quickly.

Of course i should mention that IBM’s mobile development tool “Worklight” allows you to develop all of these with the minimum of fuss.  It really does seem to be a good tool,  IBM should advertise it better imho. and yes I work for IBM,  but no I am not a blue is best type of person,  and have come round to the view that Worklight, and it’s server side capabilities too, are worth a look.

Mobile Web or Native or Hybrid

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