Colleges Weigh Costs of Native Mobile Apps versus Web Apps

Colleges Weigh Costs of Native Mobile Apps versus Web Apps

The rise and challenge of multiple platforms
Consider the difficulty of developing mobile apps for all devices …

Remember 37signals’ Approach to the Basecamp App?

Many readers may have noted 37Signals’ decision to develop the mobile version of their popular Basecamp project management service as an HTML5 Web App. After having developed an iOS-native app for their Highrise application, they noted the fast rise of Android-based mobile devices. Rather than add an Android developer to their team, they opted to shift strategy. By developing the Basecamp app as a mobile web app, they made the app immediately accessible to a wide away of devices across multiple platforms. Continue reading “Colleges Weigh Costs of Native Mobile Apps versus Web Apps”