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From Javier Guerrero GarcĂ­a <javi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Best Cross Platform Mobile App
Date Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:03:16 GMT
Why even bother considering an app for displaying and sorting a table?
Plain HTML / Javascript would just do the work for that, it is cross
platform, and it looks like will last for a few years :)

On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 3:13 AM, 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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