When developing mobile applications for our clients, a common question asked during the scoping process is "Should we build a native application or explore a cross platform solution?". The answer isn't always a simple one and usually starts with "Well it depends on...". While there are definitely some trade offs in developing a cross platform mobile application compared to a native app, there are also some benefits.
In this blog I'll discuss what a native app is, what a cross platform app is, and the advantages and disadvantages of both. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the page.