Key Considerations When Building Web, Native, or Hybrid Mobile Apps


Mobile apps have greatly improved customer engagement and employee efficiency. But, as mobile technology continues to evolve, so do user expectations. A formal mobile strategy is critical for leveraging the best architecture for each use case. According to Gartner1, “Historically, in many organizations application leaders have chosen a mobile architecture before determining the use cases — this is the wrong way around.”

There are many options when it comes to build mobile apps – responsive web, PWA, hybrid and native. Which mobile architecture should you choose? Leading analyst firm, Gartner says1, “Through 2023, 90% of enterprises will use a combination of web, native and hybrid mobile architectures rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.”

Supporting all mobile architectures with traditional development methods is no easy task; it can also be costly, time consuming and require a wide range of skills (and multiple coding languages). With Mendix, we make mobile development easy by supporting all mobile architectures from a single low-code platform.

Download a complimentary copy of Gartner’s Key Considerations When Building Web, Native, or Hybrid Mobile Apps to learn more about the pros and cons of each mobile architecture and understand the tradeoffs to deliver the best mobile app for every situation.


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  • 1 Gartner, Key Considerations When Building Web, Native or Hybrid Mobile Apps, Adrian Leow, Jason Wong, 14, February 2020