The Platforms

Let’s take a look at each platform now and cover a little about what requirements each has.

Mobile Web

We felt like we just had to cover mobile web. There’s continually debate about whether natively compiled apps are better than browser-based apps, or vice versa. That debate will probably never be resolved, but in the meantime there are apps to build and features to ship, and knowing where best to leverage the desktop browser, the mobile browser, natively compiled apps, or a combination of all three is important.

For the mobile web platform we’ll build a responsive world-clock app completely in the browser. It will make a call to a separate API to get a list of world time zones. The only thing you’ll need to build this app is ...

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