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Apps, Web Apps and Web Services

hippopunk is a Swiss software development and consulting company based in Muttenz (Basel). Apps, web apps (mobile/desktop) and web services (REST) are the main focus. Project consulting and IT strategy definitions are additional services.

Strategies for Developing Cross Platform Apps

Enterprises need tools to simplify app development in order to support efficiently all major platforms. Beside focusing on native apps which are deployed through app stores, it also has to be remembered that web apps running in the browser are an additional platform. This blog investigates tools and concepts for app development and makes recommendations for positioning.

Version 2.3 of the EuroAirport App Available in App Store and Google Play - now also with Push Notifications Support

EuroAirport app android EuroAirport app ios EuroAirport app wp8 The latest update of the EuroAirport App supports push notifications to notify users when a flight status changes. The app is developed with HTML5 and Apache Cordova (PhoneGap). The Android, iOS and the Windows Phone app use the same source code.

Developing Native Apps with HTML5

hybrid apps with PhoneGap developmentPhoneGap (Apache Cordova) is the tool which is becoming the standard in the market to develop native apps with HTML5. Modern HTML5 frameworks, a constantly growing amount of plugins and the support of the big players lead to a wide acceptance of hybrid apps. This blog describes experiences developing native apps with HTML5.

What Is the Cost of an App Development?

app development cost The development of hybrid apps leads to less development and maintanance cost compared to the app development with the native programming languages (Objective-C, Java, C#). With a one time software development effort Android, iOS and Windows Phone will be supported. What does this mean in numbers?

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NFC Apps - Is Apple the Key to Success?

nfc appsWith the launch of the new iPhone 6 mobile phones also Apple started to support NFC (Near Field Communication). Is the time ready to develop apps which will use NFC to communicate securely between two devices?

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DNAWeightControl - a New App Developed by hippopunk

DNAWeightControl App ios DNAWeightControl App android The DNAWeightControl App is the companion app for the DNAWeightControl test - a genetical analysis of the metabolism based on the DNA. The app is available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play. The iOS app and the Android app have been developed with the same source code.

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Developing Web Apps with AngularJS

developing web apps with angularjshippopunk develops web apps and hybrid apps with AngularJS. AngularJS uses a “Model View Controller” (MVC) architecture. This architecture allows to structure the source code in a way to support large “enterprise” applications without losing the overview of the source code - a serious problem of pure JavaScript apps.

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App Development with Web Technologies?

Video about web apps development

Our cartoon explains why it makes sense to develop apps with web technologies. Have a good time watching it!

Web Apps for all Plattforms

web apps development for mobile and desktopWeb Apps are websites which are developed with modern web technologies. The user experience of a well developed web app can be compared to a native mobile App or to a Windows/Mac application on the desktop.

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