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.
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Bad Idea #2: When Performance is Crucial

Native apps are written with tools provided by the platform vendor, explains Ben DuPont in the InformationWeek Reports piece, 5 Options for Mobile App Development.

"They provide the highest level of integration as the developer has direct access to the GUI toolkit and any other features offered by the platform," he says. "This allows native apps to feel like they're part of the mobile device, and they have the highest level of performance."


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