Tag Archive: technical

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Hybrid Apps vs Native Apps: A Comprehensive Guide

About 4 seconds after you decide you are going to build an app, you will face the classic Appster dilemma: To build a native app or to build a mobile…

October 5, 2020
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BaaS: The One Cloud Acronym Every Mobile App Developer Should Know

You might know of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service), PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) , but have you heard of BaaS (Backend-as-a-Service)?  No, BaaS is not some cloud based escort service, instead it…

April 25, 2013
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[Infographic] Android vs iOS: a Tale of Platform Fragmentation

As a startup the choice between launching your app on Android or iOS is an agonizing decision that will lock you into 1 of 2 worlds. From a marketshare perspective,…

January 23, 2013
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Appatomy 101: What’s inside an App?

When you hear ‘app’, you probably think of the program that launches when you tap a icon on your smartphone’s home screen. You might be surprised to learn that many…

October 24, 2012
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Should I build a native app or a mobile optimized website?

When you hear of a ‘mobile app’, you are probably envisioning something that you download to your phone via a marketplace like iTunes and then run by tapping on the…

August 6, 2012
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Deciding Your Mobile Strategy

My latest entry is a blog I just published on the General Assembly web site entitled “Deciding the Right Mobile Strategy“. In it, I go over some of the things…

June 29, 2012
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Bahndr: an iPhone app built on .NET

Bahndr is an iPhone app that we’ve been working on for the past few months. The concept behind Bahndr is simple, its a social game meant to capture those funny…

June 4, 2012
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Sex, Lies and Renamed Activities

…when you get an ActivityNotFoundException and you are certain that you updated your AndroidManifest.xml file I think the hardest aspect of learning a new framework is running into these stupid…

April 1, 2011