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A native application (native app) is an application program that has been developed for use on a particular platform or device. Because native apps are written for a specific platform, they can interact with and take advantage of operating system features and other software that is typically installed on that platform. Because a native app is built for a particular device and its operating system, it has the ability to use device-specific hardware and software, meaning that native apps can take advantage of the latest technology available on mobile devices such as a global positioning system (GPS) and camera. This can be construed as an advantage for native apps over Web apps or mobile cloud apps. (Excerpt from this source)

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Metadata related to 'native apps' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'native apps': 3 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'native apps' across all Ariadne articles: 9
  • Average number of references to 'native apps' per Ariadne article: 3.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'native apps': 2012-07
  • Trending factor of 'native apps': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'native apps':

  1. jason cooper (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. gary brewerton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. kirsty pitkin (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Developing a Prototype Library WebApp for Mobile Devices

Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the development of a prototype WebApp to improve access to Library systems at Loughborough University for mobile devices.

July 2013, issue71, tooled up

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by Dr. Radut