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Submitted: May 13 2013 / 06:10

HTML5 was hyped as the ultimate write-once-run-anywhere solution for mobile, solving all the problems of cross platform development and device fragmentation. This has been proven to be plainly wrong. Not surprisingly, the old saying “no silver bullet” also applies to mobile applications. On the other hand, HTML5 remains a powerful technology for mobile development, a fact that is demonstrated by well-crafted executions like LinkedIn's original app.
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vickytambule replied ago:

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An HTML application is limited to the HTML api's available where as a native app is only limited by the os. Also the GUI layer in an HTML application is more in a state of flux than in a native app, in my opinion. Having said that I find it a lot faster to develop HTML apps in most circumstances.

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