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Migrating to Android for iOS Developers by Sean Liao

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Chapter     7

Common Mobile Use Cases

If you have been creating apps for a while, you naturally find many repeatable patterns or use cases. This is no exception on mobile platforms. In this chapter, we will cover the following common use cases in the Android platform:

  • Hybrid apps
  • Use system apps
  • Mobile search
  • Map and location awareness
  • Mobile analytics

These are all independent topics that have no dependencies to each other. I find them popular and widely used in many mobile apps nowadays.

Hybrid Apps: Embedded Browsers

You can display rich HTML content in your mobile apps on almost all the popular mobile platforms, including iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Phones. This enables you to deliver web content as part of your mobile apps. ...

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