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What are some misconceptions about mobile app development?

mrsaeeddev profile image Saeed Ahmad ・1 min read

When people think "mobile app development", what do they get wrong?

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Ben Halpern

That there is any truly best abstraction or approach. There are a lot of different libraries to work with native mobile dev and none of them are β€œthe best”.

Choices in mobile always seem to be questioned.

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Saeed Ahmad Author

Yes exactly. It depends on the use case actually. Then you can decide which library to go with.

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Ishaan

Some people think a web developer can also design a mobile app, but its a different thing.

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Saeed Ahmad Author

Yeah especially after the advent of cross-platform frameworks like React Native, Flutter, and Ionic.

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Saeed Ahmad Author

Hahahaha. Yeah

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Brandin Chiu

From a technical perspective, it's a very different deployment process.

From a more theoretical perspective, the typical "user profile" used by UX teams is very different.

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Saeed Ahmad Author

Yes, exactly but clients normally think that both are somehow the same. According to my perspective, mobile app development is a bit more time taking as compared to web development especially when you are using a cross-platform framework.

Web development used to have cross-browser compatibility issues but since now most of the browsers use Chromium for their core, so, somehow it has become easier for web devs.

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Emre Ş

UI generated by the developer.
It is wrong for screens that created to show dynamic data. Components like UITableview, UICollectionView, RecycleView are not suitable for a direct touch. These components ask what they need, so, creating UI does not work like HTML generating.