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iPhone Development

Idarac asked
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
My question is on application development on the iPhone.

I have been told there are 2 wasy to develop on the iPhone
1. Web App
2. Native iPhone Apps.

Is this correct? If yes, which one of these would be easier to develop in? Pros and Cons...
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Aaron TomoskyDirector, SD-WAN Solutions

A webapp isn't an app. It's a website that looks pretty on an iPhone. However most companies apps could be just that. All the banks and airlines that have full apps coul totally be webapps.

local apps will work better than web apps because of nitro which is a speed increase for native apps in safari and as yet if you develop a web app it will not use nitro


web app is easy if you have a iphone sdk licence is use phonegap that converts a website , html5 css3 and javascript, in say dreamweaver and drop it into the www folder inside of phonegap


in fact in the future all apps on iphones and android will be web apps effectively due to the cloud apple have muted cloud iphone 5 which doesn't have any local storage


So will any webapp website load up on an iPhone. Can you just open the web app through a browser type of software program?


I am bright shining cherry when it comes to the iPhone. I am just trying to get a sense of developing a web app compared to local (native) app. The issue is that all my stuff right now has been developed in Windows.

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