Native vs. Hybrid App Development: Which Approach to Choose?


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Mobile app development for an e-commerce marketplace is not an easy task. Given a choice, an e-commerce marketplace owner must know whether to choose between native apps or hybrid apps. Choosing between the two requires the knowledge and applicability of these two mobile app types.


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C h o o s i n g B e t w e e n N a t i v e A n d H y b r i d M o b i l e A p p s

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Here is a brief introduction to Native Hybrid Apps

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Native Apps  are software programs developed to cater to a specific platform or device. These apps can provide optimized performance by leveraging latest technology and hardware features.

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Hybrid Apps  are applications or web pages developed using HTML CSS and JavaScript and wrapped in an application for native browsers like WebView for Android.

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Here are some pros of Native Apps Performance Permissions Functionalities: Notifications Compatibility Developing a native app brings a wide range of benefits for the marketplace owner. In the following lines we will take a look at some of them:

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But native apps are not perfect A native app should be great and serve the user’s needs perfectly. But like all great things in life they are not perfect. Let’s take a look at some cons of native apps: Multiple Codebases Multiple Developers Cost

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Here are some pros of Hybrid Apps Easy to Manage Cost-Effective Scalability Accessibility Since hybrid apps are built for multiple platforms the base code remains the same and you just need a little bit of tweaking to install them on all platforms. Let’s take a look at the key benefits of hybrid apps:

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But hybrid mobile apps are not perfect either While hybrid mobile apps solve a number of issues for new and existing online ecommerce marketplace owners there are certain limitations. Let’s take a look at the cons: Performance Concerns More Efforts Higher Costs

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What App Should an Ecommerce Marketplace Owner Choose To each their own  — the same can be said when choosing the type of app you want to create. Your priorities should be set and you must be clear as to what you are expecting from your mobile app. Focus on your budget and choose one accordingly. Evaluate the level of surety you have about its popularity and mass acceptance. Hybrid mobile app development is a better option when you are unsure about the initial user response or don’t have a clear idea about how your final app should look like. On the other hand native apps offer a high level of functionality and deliver a seamless user experience. They also perform better than hybrid mobile apps.

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Final Thoughts Take the aforementioned pros and cons for both Native and Hybrid apps into consideration before making a final decision. Additionally you can also do some research on your target demographic and develop an overall marketing strategy to find out how much investment are you willing to pour into custom mobile app development. Hopefully you will be able to make an informed decision with all the information at your disposal and we wish you success for your e-commerce venture. Source:

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