Ten years after Scott Forstall suggested web apps as a ‘sweet solution’ for would-be iPhone developers, Federico and John look at the state of non-native apps, the trade-offs inherent to them, and discuss examples of non-native apps they like, and a few they don’t.
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Links and Show Notes
- If you’re an iOS developer working on an app that includes iOS 11 features, we would love to try it and give you feedback as Federico and the MacStories team prepare to cover iOS 11 this fall. You can contact Federico at firstname.lastname@example.org, John at email@example.com, or any of the other MacStories team members about your app.
- Scott Forstall’s ‘Sweet Solution’ for developing for the iPhone (WWDC Keynote, 2007)
- GitHub Desktop
- Todoist (iOS)
- Todoist (macOS)
- Toggl (iOS)
- Toggl (macOS)
- Google Docs
- Product Hunt
- Record Bird
- Moo.do (iOS)
- Moo.do (macOS)