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Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

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  • Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

    For standard WebApp, the user simply run a browser on their computer to access the application.

    For V12 mobile app, the mobile user will have to download the app from an app store to their device. How do I get the mobile app hosted on the web store? What is the cost involved?

  • #2
    Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

    Originally posted by Delta Force View Post
    For standard WebApp, the user simply run a browser on their computer to access the application.

    For V12 mobile app, the mobile user will have to download the app from an app store to their device. How do I get the mobile app hosted on the web store? What is the cost involved?
    You do not have to have a mobile user download the app from the app store. That is an option, but not a requirement. The app will run in a browser and "look" like a native app. They would just need the IP or url where the app is hosted. The procedure for getting apps on the store are different for each "type". Apple, Android, MS have there own procedures and policies. Infor for apple is at Not sure about android devices.
    Last edited by Bill Griffin; 08-07-2013, 01:40 PM.
    Bill Griffin
    Parkell, Inc


    • #3
      Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

      Also check out the videos on Phonegap

      Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand


      • #4
        Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

        Thank you Bill and Frank, you guys have been most helpful!
        I am now much more motivated to go into V12.


        • #5
          Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

          A word of warning regarding mobile apps on Android devices. If you thought it was a pain working with different browsers in the windows world, get ready for the headaches of the android world. It seems every device mfg uses there own implementation of the android OS and they way browsers work on one, may not be the same on another (even using the same browser) The "openness" of the andoid os has brought its own problems along with it. I now understand better why so many people develop for apple only. Test well before making any promises about mobile apps on devices other than apple. And just think 10 years ago I would not touch an apple product. Now I would not use anything but for mobile..

          Read Bob Moore's comments in this thread
          Bill Griffin
          Parkell, Inc


          • #6
            Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

            Great advice!


            • #7
              Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

              Is there a live link through which one can try a sample mobile app such as that used in the tutorial video?

              In other words, if I use my Dolphin browser on my Android phone, access this url, I can dynamically 'play with' the sample app?


              • #8
                Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

                Try this.

                Not much there. There is a sample mobile app with the A5 - under sample and tutorial workspaces that you can publish yourself.
                Bill Griffin
                Parkell, Inc


                • #9
                  Re: Alpha5 mobile app deployment question

                  Hmmm..I think I found something useful in this video. Nice.