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UI responsiveness is typically the problem with webapps compared to native, but for the general line-of-business program that doesn't need to handle lots of data, this isn't a problem. All the other aspects can be handled in a HTML GUI compared to a native GUI. You may find its less maintainable or more difficult to develop, due to the pain of maintaining ...


From a user perspective I find web apps for field staff (i.e. without permanent internet access or slow internet access) often difficult to work with. The offline capability of such an web app has to be tested thoroughly and syncing is a difficult task.


Keep in mind that syncing "local" content from many, potentially conflicting sources is not a trivial task. Is really offline capability important? Does the risk of being offline really matters in environment you are targeting?

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