When and how to apply hybrid
mobile app development
These apps are built with different web technologies such as
that they are enclosed in a native app that use the Web View of
the platform to show everything you made in this container, it’s
like a full screen browser inside a native app.
Choose the platform you're going to use
to develop the app.
Speed: Using a hybrid mobile app takes less time than doing it with native
Code reuse: While developing a hybrid mobile app you can reuse code to
make similar projects, since it is easier.
Plugin use: Developers will be able to use plugins along with frameworks
such as Phonegap, Appcelerator, Cordova, Ionic, etc.
Like a website: Many developers prefer a hybrid mobile app over native
applications because the process is similar a building a website.
Multiplatform: This means that you can use the app on almost every device
with the latest OS such as android, iOS, windows phone, etc.
APIs: It gives you access to almost every device builtin features such as
camera, contacts, etc.
Tools: There are so many tools used throughout, such as Phonegap,
Appcelerator, Cordova, Ionic, etc.
Performance: The app’s performance is still dependent of the platform
Less features: You may not be able to use the full features of the device,
such as gps, camera, or push notifications.
Common: The apps are built with the same function for every type of devices.
There are no ‘unique features’ that the user can expect from using it.
UI Components: These elements are rendered with typical CSS and may not
be show when the app is running, like native elements.
Security: A Hybrid mobile app has better security vulnerabilities than native
apps, but if the hybrid app is welldeveloped it can be as secure as a native
03 Hybrid App Development
Develop Hybrid Mobile App with Apache Cordova, first of all, you
Java Development Kit (JDK) 7 or later Download:
Android SDK Android SDK Standalone:
Or Android Studio: http://developer.android.com/sdk/installing/index.html?
node.js You can download node.js from https://nodejs.org/en/
04 Setting up environment Variables
Cordova’s CLI tools require some environment variables to be set in
order to function correctly. The CLI will attempt to set these variables
you, but in certain cases you may need to set them manually. The
following variables should be updated:
Set the JAVA_HOME environment variable to the location of your JDK
Set the ANDROID_HOME environment variable to the location of your
Android SDK installation.
It is also recommended that you add the Android SDK’s tools and platform
tools directories to your PATH.
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