HTML5 Mobile Development: 7 Good Ideas (and 3 Bad Ones)

, February 13, 2013 HTML5 can be a boon to enterprise mobile app development, but you have to identify the right use cases to make it work. Here are 7 scenarios that make sense for HTML5, and 3 you might want to avoid.
  • E-mail

Use Case #3: You Need Cross-Platform On Time, On Budget

HTML5 is ideal when organizations have to deliver an application for a wide range of mobile devices when they've got limited time and budget to make it happen, says SAP's Wargo. "There's no reason you can't replace the web application with native applications later, if need be.”

According to App Dev in the Age of Mobility from InformationWeek Reports, 64 percent of business technology professionals rate cross-platform support as critical or important.


Network Computing encourages readers to engage in spirited, healthy debate, including taking us to task. However, Network Computing moderates all comments posted to our site, and reserves the right to modify or remove any content that it determines to be derogatory, offensive, inflammatory, vulgar, irrelevant/off-topic, racist or obvious marketing/SPAM. Network Computing further reserves the right to disable the profile of any commenter participating in said activities.

 
Disqus Tips To upload an avatar photo, first complete your Disqus profile. | Please read our commenting policy.