Just like IoT devices, #mobile apps should be instrumented to send usage, feedback, error and engagement telemetry to analytic systems.
Cross-platform tools allow developers to repurpose existing skills to accelerate native, multi-platform #mobile development.
New WebViews with the same performance as #mobile browsers mean web skills are finally viable for building fast, cross-platform hybrid apps.
A #mobile app must be its own fortress and never assume platforms are encrypted, authenticated, use VPN or require a PIN for security.
Intermittent wireless connectivity requires #mobile apps to follow sync patterns using pre-fetched data via APIs and offline local storage.
Replace heavyweight, desktop focused, bandwidth eating, Web 1.0 sites with lightweight #Mobile Web apps using responsive web design.
The use of remote pixel projection technology to view Win32 apps on #mobile devices should be considered nothing more than an interim workaround.
Replace wasteful, server round-trip Web 1.0 sites built with Cold Fusion, CGI, ASP, Servlets, Perl and Livewire with AJAX empowered #mobile web apps.
Migrate Web 1.0 Intranet apps built for Netscape + Internet Explorer 3 to HTML5, CSS3 & ECMAScript5 for modern #mobile browsers.
Migrate Win32 applications secured by client/server database logins to #mobile apps that use OAuth & enterprise cloud directories for authentication instead.
Migrate Win32 apps with complex user interfaces to #mobile apps where each screen is focused on a single task or idea.
There’s a cheat sheet to rapidly and cheaply migrate Win32 desktop apps to touchable, #mobile Windows laptops, convertibles and tablets.
Migrate confusing Win32 apps with tiny controls to touch-first #mobile apps with large fonts and UI elements while including gesture support and proper spacing.
Migrate Win32 applications using a #mobile database like FoxPro, dBase, Access and SQL Server Compact to SQLite across all mobile devices.
Convert Win32 applications using local interprocess communications (IPC) to #mobile apps that securely send data to each other via contracts.