University of Oulu

Mobile application platform selection

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Author: Nygård, Joonas1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Information Processing Science
Format: ebook
Version: published version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.6 MB)
Pages: 25
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Language: English
Published: Oulu : J. Nygård, 2019
Publish Date: 2019-06-03
Thesis type: Bachelor's thesis


Native and web apps have their own advantages and disadvantages in the field of mobile app industry. This fact has forced industry to make reforms and develop new tools and technologies to mitigate the disadvantages by both platform types. Different cross-platform development approaches have lowered the costs of developing apps to multiple different platforms and progressive web apps (PWA) have improved efficiency and user experience for web apps. This thesis strives to clarify the selection, which platform or approach the company should choose for their upcoming app. This is done by finding the properties and requirements found important by shareholders and finding out how capable platform/approach is meeting with the properties.

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