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So there you have it. According to the table above, there are still quite a few things that, from the technical perspective, are best done natively. As time passes and web standards progress, expect the web to catch up in all of these areas. But this is going to take many years so, in my humble opinion, hybrid apps are the way forward the foreseeable future.
Till next time, in which we will talk about the different ways we can package and download content, and compare edition based content with permanently updating content.
Editor's Note: You may also be interested in reading:
- Mobile Content Strategy: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid
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- 3 Ways to Use Content to Improve the Online Customer Experience
About the Author
Jon has spent the last two years deeply involved with tablets. In 2010, he lead all architecture and development work for NewsCorp's multi-channel publishing initiative, Project Alesia. Jon has recently co-founded a new company, Kaldor Group, which specializes in tablet publishing and advertising.