Should You Develop a Desktop or Web App?

The demise of the desktop apps has long been predicted in favor of browser-based models. But with services such as Slack, Sunrise and Quip all going desktop, can we stop writing the eulogies for native apps after all?

The demise of the native app

You don’t see a downfall in good technology for a reason. As many articles have pointed out, the tech industry has been ditching the native app in favor of the web app.

And if you’re wondering why, it turns out they have some pretty solid reasons. Here’s five.

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Users don’t care whether your app is native or web based as long as it does the job properly.

Over to you. What do you think of the native vs web debate? Is one better than the other or should we all be adopting a hybrid strategy?