Options – native, hybrid,htm5. Users not going to install an application to take the odd survey.
JQM and Visualforce fight for control of navigation and form postbacks. It ends up feeling like a regular web site, as every action requires a round trip with a full page reload. Mention server side view state pilot in winter 14 – this will help with point 2, but latency is still the killer for round trips. Network interfaces go to sleep to conserve battery life. Mobile devices Packet loss is inevitable in mobile networks – this is interpreted as congestion and the transmission speed is decreased.
Lots of large viewstate consumes bandwidth and makes things slow Server side is back to the future – I have to work with what is GA.
Extracting list of responses from the database.
Everything is asynchronous.
Mobilizing your Visualforce Application with jQuery Mobile and Knockout.js
Mobilizing Your Visualforce
Keir Bowden, BrightGen, CTO
CTO of BrightGen
5 years Force.com
Enterprise Java background
Styling isn’t mobilizing!
“Mimicking a mobile device UI turns my slick Visualforce pages into slick
HTML5 web applications” – me, circa. Dreamforce 2010
It doesn’t. Here’s why (and how it should be done) ...
The desktop version of the application ...