When you decide to develop a mobile app across multiple platforms you need to make a choice. You can go the hybrid development route, which involves creating a single app that works across all platforms. Alternatively, you can develop native apps for each platform.
The latter is our focus in this article. Native development carries several advantages, which makes it the choice for many app developers. However, there are several disadvantages that you need to keep in mind before following the native route. Here is a breakdown of what native development has to offer.
First, we will look at the positives. You’ll benefit from each of the below if you develop in a native environment:
So, what about the downside. Native app development tends to lead to an objectively better product, but it is not without its drawbacks.
What Should You Choose?
It all depends on the needs of your mobile app development project. Native works well when you want the highest quality product but it may not be the best choice for those working to a budget.