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Mobile UI vs UX: Knowing the difference can save your strategy

Friday Aug 1, 2014

UI vs UX

The demand for UI (user interface) and UX (user experience) designers has risen sharply over the past few years – directly related to the need for superiority and differentiation in a mobile app marketplace that continues to get more crowded.

While it’s clear that businesses see the importance of investing in their products’ UI and UX, what isn’t always clear is the line between the two.

Kinvey and Gizmox Partner to Bring Simplified Development of Cross-platform Mobile Apps to the Enterprise

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014

gizmox-webguiAt Kinvey we’re all about empowering developers to create, test, and deploy mobile apps faster and easier, and we’ve always been fans of software and tools that support this mission. Today we’re excited to announce the integration of Kinvey with Gizmox’s Visual WebGui HTML5 platform.

“Progressive Enhancement” in HTML5 Development

Tuesday Feb 11, 2014

HTML5 Advantages over Going Native What if you want your apps to take advantage of the latest and greatest HTML5 enhancements everywhere you can — or can someday when more browser support arrives? This future oriented view is called “progressive enhancement.”

Why Won’t My Web App Perform Like a Native App?

Tuesday Feb 4, 2014

HTML5 phoneOne of the ways a user can usually tell that a web app is a web app is if scrolling isn’t smooth or transitions and animations stutter across the screen. Learn more in this excerpt from one of our free eBooks, “How to Make an App: HTML5 Mobile Edition.”

Four Questions to Ask before Betting your Mobile Strategy on HTML5

Tuesday Dec 17, 2013

Four Questions HTML5The native vs. web debate has inspired countless articles, daily Twitter discussions, and panels of experts evangelizing why one approach is superior to the other. More recently, hybrid has been thrown into the mix as a viable third option, making these conversations even more complex. Below is an excerpt from “Native vs. Web vs. Hybrid,” an eBook by Kinvey & Moovweb, about why a web app may be a viable option for your mobile strategy.

Native vs. Web. vs. Hybrid: How to Select the Right Platform for Your Enterprise’s Mobile Apps

Monday Oct 28, 2013

kinvey-native-web-hybrid-blog-lp-thumbToday, we’ve released our latest eBook: “Native vs. Web. vs. Hybrid: How to Select the Right Platform for Your Enterprise’s Mobile Apps,” a comprehensive look at three different approaches to enterprise app development to help organizations make smarter decisions about their mobile platforms

How Tools Streamline HTML5 Mobile Development

Wednesday Sep 25, 2013

how to make an app - html5 edition A factor that weighs in on the “HTML5 or native” decision is the selection of tools you may choose to develop your app. Although it is possible to sit down at a text editor and just write your code, there are tools that streamline the process considerably.

Going “Native” Advantages Over HTML5

Wednesday Aug 14, 2013

bag of moneyThe two advantages often cited for native implementations are in user experience and monetization. Let’s take a look at each.

How to Use jQuery Mobile for Building HTML5 Apps

Monday Aug 5, 2013

Finger on App

HTML5 programs consist of three main components: the HTML text markup language for page layout, CSS3 for style, and JavaScript for in-browser execution of program code. And although it is possible to sit down at a text editor and just write your code, JQuery Mobile can streamline the process considerably.

How to Build an App: HTML5 Mobile Edition

Tuesday Jul 9, 2013

kinvey-how-to-make-html5-app-blog-thumbToday, we’ve released a free eBook titled “How to Build an App: HTML5 Mobile Edition.” We aim to provide content that helps make your app development process easier, faster, and better overall. Seeing as the number of HTML5-compatible phones on which your application could potentially run is very large — expected to top 1 billion in 2013 — this guide helps you take advantage of the language’s increasing popularity and relevance.