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PART 4: Which Cross-Platform Mobile App Framework Is Right For You?

Part 4: Which Cross-Platform Mobile App Framework Is Right For You? In this final installment (Part 4) of the article series on Cross-Platform Mobile App Frameworks, we will quickly review the pros and cons of both Xamarin and NativeScript, plus our guidelines to use when choosing the right framework for you and your team. Summary of the Pros and Cons of Xamarin from Part 2: Advantages of Xamarin: Uses C#, .NET framework, and Visual Studio…

PART 3: Cross-Platform Mobile App Frameworks – NativeScript

Part 3: Cross-Platform Mobile App Frameworks – NativeScript In Part 2 of this article series, we explored the Xamarin mobile app framework as well as its advantages and disadvantages. Now, in Part 3, we will conduct a deep dive into an alternative mobile app framework: NativeScript. NativeScript is an opensource framework for building native mobile apps using Angular, JavaScript, or TypeScript. It is supported by Progress and offers a great option to build mobile apps…

PART 2: Cross-Platform Mobile App Frameworks – Xamarin

Part 2: Cross-Platform Mobile App Frameworks – Xamarin In Part 1 of this article series, we quickly introduced a couple of our favorite cross-platform mobile app frameworks. Now, in Part 2 of this Cross-Platform Mobile App Framework article series, we will take an in-depth look at Xamarin, its pros and cons, and some of the finer details of the Xamarin framework. Xamarin is a Microsoft owned framework which uses the .NET framework and C# to…

PART 1: Intro to Cross-Platform Mobile App Frameworks

Part 1: Introduction to Cross-Platform Mobile App Frameworks When creating a cross platform mobile app, deciding which framework on which to build your app can be challenging because there are a lot of good options from which to choose. Each framework has their own set of appealing capabilities, as well as similarities that can make them hard to distinguish and select from. Each framework also has its own technology stack and language that may or…

Microsoft Surface Hub is Here! Are You Ready?

Microsoft Surface Hub is Here! Are You Ready? Did you know that worldwide there are over 50 million collaborative spaces, 10 million large conference rooms, and 200 million personal offices that provide collaborative experiences? And most of these collaborative spaces have a need for large interactive displays, group audio/video conferencing technology, digital white boarding, and custom business applications to maximize the collaboration experience. Enter the new Microsoft Surface Hub. This new revolutionary 84-inch 4K TV-tablet-computer…

Selecting the Right Mobile Enterprise Application Platform – PART 1

There is a wave of change (and opportunity) hitting enterprises as a result of mobile technologies. This wave of change refers to how employees use mobility in their day-to-day jobs within the enterprise, otherwise known as “enterprise mobility”. (see “Are You Ready for the Mobile Tsunami?”) According to Symantec (2012), over half of all businesses are already making line-of-business applications accessible from mobile devices. It is becoming imperative for enterprises to develop a solid mobile strategy…