Gartner Research

HTML5 and Web Technologies Are Becoming Major Forces in Mobile Application Development

Published: 24 January 2013

ID: G00247241

Analyst(s): David Cearley , Brian Prentice , David Smith


Mobile apps and Web technologies such as HTML5 are changing the way applications are designed and developed. Take a look at the ways development frameworks can be used to create native, hybrid and Web applications using the same code base.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • HTML5 and Web technologies will play a dominant role in mobile AD, enabling developers and SIs to leverage their skills and assets
  • Cloud/client computing models are shifting, and will require developers to rethink overall AD and management strategies
  • A fragmented and competitive mobile platform market will make it impossible for enterprises to choose a platform on which to standardize

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