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More and more businesses are using mobile applications to not only reach out to their customers but to also manage and process the work they do.
Effective communication is imperative any modern business and all the more important when your staff and suppliers work remotely. If you have a nationwide network of engineers, consultants, or installers and you need to manage their remote work instantly and reliably, then a custom-built mobile app is the ideal solution.
With mobile devices now an essential part of our working day, having a mobile app for your business is fast becoming a norm. Whether that’s a new B2B app for you to manage aspects of the business, a quick dashboard to see how things are going while you’re on holiday or a fully featured B2C app for your customers, we collaborate with you to design, build and launch the app.
Mobile app development is in a constant state of evolution and there are many different ways to build them. For simplicity’s sake we have categorised them under 3 types;
With modern browser standards it’s possible to build websites that know they are running on mobile devices and respond to that form factor. They can completely change to look like a typical native app albeit it still running over the internet. A responsive web app is cross platform – it should look the same on Apple devices as it does on Android devices. This massively reduces development effort but at the cost of slickness and access to the device’s hardware.
Built using Apple’s XCode or Google’s Android Studio, a native app is the pinnacle of modern app design. Leveraging all of the hardware of the device a native app will be responsive, stylish and reliable. The downside is that each version has to be built separately and the costs almost double.
Progressive web apps blur the lines between native apps and responsive apps – they are cross platform, built using web technologies but can still have aspects that work offline.
At Distinctive, we define success as achieving exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, through creativity and technology. More than this we love to see our clients take that leap forward in their industry and lead through innovation. We have an experienced team of Developers, Consultants and Innovators ready and primed to work on the next project.