A Case Study of Application Development for Mobile and Location-Based Services

Daniel Granlund, Dan Johansson, Karl Andersson, Robert Brännström
2013 Proceedings of International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services - IIWAS '13  
In this paper we present a case study of a location-dependent service, aimed for tourists. Two applications are developed, one based on native technologies, the other on HTML5 and related frameworks. We provide implementation details and compare the different solutions in terms of location support, compliance with required features, and cross-platform functionality. Our experiments show that web-based approaches may lead to significant benefits over using native technologies; both versions of
more » ... e application displayed comparable location support and compliance with required features, while the web version superseded its native counterpart in cross-platform functionality.
doi:10.1145/2539150.2539202 dblp:conf/iiwas/GranlundJAB13 fatcat:xvyhgnsm4bgrldxwafst5cle7u