What is cross-platform mobile application development?
In today’s business world, the trend of BYOD (Bring your own Device) is rising. This has caused businesses to develop applications that can be accessed on different mobile devices and operated on any native operating system over their traditional desktop computers.
Cross-platform mobile development refers to the development of mobile apps that can be used on multiple mobile platforms. Because of BYOD, there is the need for businesses to develop applications and be able to send them to many different mobile devices that operate on various networks and use different operating systems.
The cross-platform app market is expected to grow rapidly and the amount of cross platform development software and tools is increasing day by day. There are advantages of native applications, but a cross-platform mobile app will make the differences seem small and carry the advantage that users on more than one platform have access to your product or service.
Taking a closer look at how cross platform application development works:
Cross-platform mobile development helps businesses create applications using a single code base that can adapt to any native platform or operating system (which could be iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/RIM, etc).
The biggest benefit of cross platform development is that it targets multiple platforms and devices by writing minimal source code. The advantages that come with this more devices and lesser code strategy is –
Cross Platform Development as the name says can take place in multiple platforms writing very fewer codes. Cross Platform development has many benefits. We list a few of them here :