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Discussion on: Please don't make a mobile app (unless if you have to)

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Lucis Author • Edited

Disclaimer: I know all about browsers lack of support and, most importantly, old phones performing really bad on webpages, but I wouldn't want to discuss every liability of web technologies. These are edge cases, IMO.

I think this post's should be summed up as: if it's not a cool game or something to tweak the phone's system, please don't ship a mobile app nowadays.

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Mauro Garcia

Are you talking about enterprise apps or in general?

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Lucis Author

About what part?

I think I talk about apps in general in this disclaimer. Like one comment below, it wouldn't be a practical solution to ship WhatsApp solely as a web app, since important features would be missing in old phones.