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The Cross-Platform Mobile Problem

Alexei White is ForeSee’s Director of Emerging Technologies and author of the book JavaScript Programmer’s Reference. As the smartphone market becomes increasingly fragmented, it’s important to decide if you want to choose a “write-once-deploy-everywhere” web-based mobile platform strategy, or one that provides better native usability and performance on each individual platform. There are advantages and disadvantages to each approach, but the tide seems to be turning toward web technologies.  With competition heating up in the smartphone world, the market is becoming increasingly fragmented. A recent Gartner study showed that worldwide third quarter 2011 smartphone market share was dominated by Android, … Read More

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