• Cloud Mobile

    Hybrid or Native?

    July 04, 2012 Share
    In their recent Developer Economics 2012 report, VisionMobile calls out (on page 29) the question of HTML or Native. What is the right technology choice when considering the development of a new application? Which is better, HTML5 mobile web or hybrid applications, or native applications. Clearly each have their advantages and disadvantages, right?
  • Cloud Mobile

    What is a Hybrid Mobile App?

    Over the past week, since we released the first beta of Icenium, I’ve been talking with lots of web and mobile web developers who are either starting to...
  • Cloud Mobile

    Doug Seven on Cross-Platform Development Challenges

    June 14, 2012 Share
    While at TechEd 2012 NA I had the pleasure of sitting down with Richard Campbell of the Tablet Show for a short discussion on some of the exciting technologies being talked about, and my thoughts on cross-platform mobile development. Watch the video here.
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    We Need Developer Tools, Not Platform Development Tools

    June 07, 2012 Share
    It’s been almost a year since I left my role at Microsoft as Director of Product Management for Visual Studio. Ever since I left, I’ve had lots of people asking what I am working on now, and I’ve been pretty quiet about it (the running joke is that I am the VP of Black Ops). The truth is that my team and I have been very busy solving what we believe to be one of the biggest challenges facing developers today and building a new product that will crush the barrier to entry for developers wanting to build applications that run natively on mobile devices.