LC and webviews

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Mon Jun 13 18:52:43 CEST 2016



On 13/06/2016 17:16, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Lyn Teyla wrote:
>
> > You can create any sort of polished UI that can be accomplished using
> > web views, and use Angular, Bootstrap, and other established
> > web-based UI frameworks to speed up the process.
> >
> > You can place your UI code on a server and update it on the fly.
>
> We can do that with downloadable stacks now. 
Unless we are on IOS ?? Presumably, there is no such restriction on 
webviews.
> Most apps I've built for the last few years live on a server, with the 
> standalone containing only enough code to know where to download the 
> first one.
>
> But as for the benefits of JS/HTML/CSS, yes and double-yes.
>
> Fully-native apps are great for when you need access to hardware 
> features not supported in the browser.
>
> But those are relatively few, and once you become proficient with 
> frameworks like Angular a whole new world opens up where you can 
> choose between native apps, Web apps, or a mix of either, depending on 
> the needs of the project at hand.
>




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