THE DEVELOPMENT OF APPLICATIONS
An app is software developed specifically for use on small, wireless computing devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Moreover, these apps are designed to consider the demands and constraints of the devices they are made for. As a result the app takes advantage of any specialized device capabilities. For example, an iPhone’s accelerometer can be used when designing a gaming app.
Apps are categorized according to whether they are web-based or native apps (ie. developed natively for a particular device). In turn, these apps are developed for a specific platform. There is a third category of app – the hybrid app. In essence hybrid apps combine the elements of both native apps and web-based apps. As technology advances, mobile application development will focus more on the creation of browser-based, device-agnostic web applications. Chiefly designed to be compatible across the most common systems.
NATIVE MOBILE APPS VS. PROGRESSIVE WEB APPS
HOW IT WORKS
PWAs are developed to take advantage of native mobile device features. The end user is not required to visit an app store to purchase and download software locally. Instead, a PWA can be located with a search engine query. Allowing immediate access through a browser. In the hope of eliminating the need for e-commerce merchants to develop native apps for multiple mobile operating systems. In effect PWA content is downloaded progressively. This in turn provides users with a much better user experience compared to a traditional responsive website design. Progressive web apps are also called instant mobile apps.
NBS Digital Technologies is able to develop and implement the best customized mobile application solutions (mobile, web, PWA and native apps). Thus, meeting your business needs and aligning your business strategies with our IT offerings.