Even given the benefits of cross-platform app development, there will be times when it is not the best solution for you. In this video, Tom Duffy reveals when a native approach might better suit your needs.
- [Instructor] Even given the benefits…of cross-platform app development,…there will be times when it's not the best solution for you.…If you are targeting a specific platform,…you should probably just create a native app…for that platform.…For example, if the company you are developing the app for…has standardized on Android devices,…you should create a native Android app.…In this case,…there is still a single tool set and code base,…and a single development team will be needed.…If your app makes use of low-level hardware,…such as the camera, GPS sensor, or accelerometer,…you should create a native app.…
Cross-platform tools can grant you access…to many device-specific features,…but if you need to interface directly with the hardware,…cross-platform is probably not the way to go.…If your app relies on core OS libraries,…such as the graphics system,…a native app may be more appropriate.…If your app needs to be fast,…then cross-platform solutions…may not provide you with enough speed.…Cross-platform apps that rely on web technologies…
- Hybrid vs. native cross-platform apps
- Choosing an editor
- Building a Cordova app
- Building an Ionic app
- Buildin an app with the Create React Native App
- Building an app with the React Native CLI
- Building a Titanium app
- Building a Xamarin app
Skill Level Beginner
Ionic 3.0 for Mobile App Developerswith Sani Yusuf5h 43m Intermediate
React Native: Building Mobile Appswith Steven Emmerich2h 32m Intermediate
1. Intro to Cross-Platform Development
4. React Native
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