Mobile Application Architecture


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This Reference Architecture template describes the four dimensions of mobile application architecture, the options for each dimension and the implications of each option.

Table of Contents

  • Template Applicability
  • Template Map
  • Template Diagram
  • Template Description
    • Architectural Impact of Framework Selection
    • Application Deployment
      • Static Deployment
      • Mixed Deployment
      • Dynamic Deployment
    • Application Runtime
      • Mobile OS Runtime
      • Browser Runtime
      • Managed-Container Runtime
      • Virtualization
    • Code Partitioning
      • Device-Resident Code
      • Mixed Partitioned Code
      • Server-Resident Code
    • Data Residency
      • Device-Resident Data
      • Mixed Cached Data
      • Mixed Unsynchronized Data
      • Mixed Synchronized Data
      • Server-Resident Data
  • Recommended Reading
  • Revision History
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