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+ - Hedge your bets when you make your apps mobile ->

Submitted by mattydread23
mattydread23 writes: If you're developing a commercial app, your choices are pretty plain — iOS and Android. But what about that third platform? Writer and developer Mary Branscombe takes a look at various options, including HTML5 and cross-platform tools like Appcelerator. But don't mistake Webkit for the mobile web, and remember that "write once, run anywhere" is a myth. Your choices are "write once, suck everywhere," "write once, optimize everywhere," or "write once, outsource the optimization" — which is what tools like Appcelerator and PhoneGap help you do.
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