Title: Comparative Study of Native and Web-Based Mobile Application
Year of Publication: 2017
Publisher: International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS)
ISSN: 2394-1065
Series: Volume 04, Number 6, June 2017
Authors: Vrinda Jain, Rakshita Nalwaya and R. Manjula


Vrinda Jain, Rakshita Nalwaya and R. Manjula, "Comparative Study of Native and Web-Based Mobile Application", In International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS), pp: 112-116, Volume 4, Issue 6, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Vrinda Jain, Rakshita Nalwaya and R. Manjula},
	title = {Comparative Study of Native and Web-Based Mobile Application},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Systems (IJCS)},
	year = {2017},
	volume = {4},
	number = {6},
	pages = {112-116},
	month = {June}


In today's world, Smartphones are gaining popularity day by day, which is making mobile application development more popular among aspiring developers. There is a Rapid growth in the number of aspiring software developers working on mobile application development. The question, which platform is best for development continues to pop up. The aim of this study is to present a comparison between Native and Web-based application from a beginner App Developer’s perspective. We compare key characteristics of both approaches, their advantages, and disadvantages. To compare App development on both the platform, we develop a mobile application called Patient-tracker in both Android and Web platform and evaluate the development process focusing on the experience of a beginner level developer. Our study presents a platform to compare the Web and Android-based application. It also reviews the similarity and differences between them.


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