CHAPTER 5

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HMAD: Internals

The objectives of this chapter are to

  • Learn about general communication layers in hybrid applications on mobile OS
  • Learn how hybrid applications work
  • Learn about webview obstacles
  • Provide recommendations

This chapter covers many of the good and the bad aspects of hybrid applications. It begins with how hybrid mobile applications work and then teaches the concept of webviews on mobile.

Mobile Devices

So far, the focus of this book has been on Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone. However, hybrid applications can be deployed on LG webOS, Fire OS, Blackberry, and so forth. Android has been considered our main target platform ...

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