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Is it Mobile Hybrid or alternate language development development an attempt to fit an “Square peg in a round hole”? [closed]

Recently I noticed that in the mobile world "new languages" are arising trying to fit in as if they were native like Xamarin, RubyMotion, CodenameOne, Javascript/HTML5 Frameworks etc. And from my ...
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How big can a mobile development team be without being too big? [closed]

I work for a company that is moving heavily into mobile. We find the majority of our customers use our mobile app pretty regularly. We have tons of things we want to add to it -- as well as to ...
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What are the pros and cons of HTML5, native and hybrid mobile app approaches?

I want to develop a mobile application .. I read lately an article on Telerik Forum : it compares among three types of mobile application and I don't know which one should I select to begin with .. ...
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What is Delegation and why is it important in iOS programming?

At the moment I am teaching myself iOS programming, and one concept I find really hard to wrap my head around is delegation. What is it? Why and how is it used? What is the advantage? The technical ...
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Integrated ads in phone apps - how to avoid wasting battery?

Considering the PCWorld review that came out in March: Free Android Apps Packed with Ads are Major Battery Drains ...Researchers from Purdue University in collaboration with Microsoft claim ...
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Does a mobile app need to poll external data sources or can it receive data in other ways?

I'm beginning the design stages of a mobile application. I'm looking for knowledge about common practices for user notifications. I understand that the SDK for the device will expose methods which ...