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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Best Cross Platform Mobile App
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:46:11 GMT
On Aug 12, 2016 10:36 AM, "Clint M" <cmodien@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I just completed an evaluation of mobile technologies for a company that
> asked me the same question.
>
> The conclusion was https://facebook.github.io/react-native/

Last I checked, React Native does not have good support on Windows as a
development platform.  Any improvements there?

Thanks,
Om

>
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 6:13 PM, bilbosax <waspence41@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> > So I showed the app that you all have been helping me to optimize to
many
> > people and they think we need to bring it to the masses on mobile
devices.
> > My app has to heavily process data that could take forever to process
on a
> > mobile device and display it in tabular form.  This would be
inefficient.
> > So the plan is to do all of the heavy processing on a mainframe every
night
> > at 3am.  Then, a mobile user would only need to download the data when
the
> > app opens instead of processing it on the device, and they could sort
and
> > filter the data using the application as they see fit.  This would make
it
> > much more responsive.
> >
> > I will be the first to admit that I am not a very good programmer.  I do
> > not
> > have the skills or time to write an app in different languages for each
> > device and to maintain them.  I need a platform that I can write once
and
> > it
> > will work on iOS and Android on both phones and tablets.  The only
> > prerequisites that I have is that I can skin buttons for a customized
look,
> > plays nicely with arrays, and is very good at displaying webcontent
such as
> > pages or Google Maps.
> >
> > My first thought was Adobe AIR, because I am already familiar with that
> > language so the learning curve for doing a mobile app would be low.  But
> > this is an app that would have a life of at least 5-10 years, and I am
just
> > sooo uneasy about Adobe's commitment to AIR in the long term.  We may
try
> > to
> > sell this to a bigger company for their clients and investors to use
and I
> > don't know if they would have a lot of confidence in Adobe Air either.
I
> > just absolutely love the platform though.
> >
> > I have done a little searching and options like PhoneGap seem to be
getting
> > a lot of attention.  So for all of you mobile developers, which is the
> > best/easiest/reliable cross platform program to develop an app for?
Thanks
> > for your thoughts!
> >
> >
> >
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