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Last post Oct 07, 2011 08:09 AM by Anindita.Basak
Oct 07, 2011 05:51 AM|LINK
I am about to start a new mobile application. I am new to my application development.
My requirements are,
1. The application should be partially web based(when it have internet connectivity).
2. The same should be partiall stand alone(when it dont have internet connectivity). The data can be sysnchronised later when connect to internet.
3. It should work in all phones.(Nokia, Samsnung, LG, Sony Ericsion, Android Mobiles)
I read some blogs where they said, .net mobile applications will work only in windows mobile. So I decided to proceed with java.
Can anyone let me know the advantages/disadvantages of using .net/Java according to my above requirement.
And also explain me, whether I can proceed with .Net/Java.
Oct 07, 2011 06:01 AM|LINK
Mobile applications are basically two types :
Thin Client(Web based)
Thick Client (Mobile application).
Both Java & Microsoft .NET support for Thin Client & Thick Client based productivity.
For Java development : Thin Client : JSP , Servlets, Ajax (Using Netbeans, Eclipse tools)
Thick Client (Standalone product) : J2ME development in Java.http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javame/index.html
For Microsoft .NET also supports both Thin client (Web based) in asp.net, asp.net MVC , Ajax.
(Thick Client) standalone mobile application in Windows Phone, Windows Mobile.
So for your purpose , you can proceed in any platform according to your choice (either .NET or J2ME).
for suggest to .NET , switch to asp.net MVC 4 for Mobile web development .
For standalone Phone app development :
Use Windows Phone/Mobile app development:
Oct 07, 2011 06:11 AM|LINK
I have another doubt, If I procced with .net, Can I able to use that stand alone application in Nokia mobile in which Symbian OS is running?
Oct 07, 2011 06:15 AM|LINK
Definitely you can implement it.
There is a tutorial of implementation of .NET apps of Windows Phone for Symbian developers.
But symbian will be outdated after 2015.
Windows Phone Mango soon launching in market in nokia handsets.
Oct 07, 2011 07:33 AM|LINK
By defauly Microsoft .NET applications can't be run in Symbian OS!
May be through third party API's, but it may have some issues!
As far as my concern, Microsoft .NET applications can be installed/run on Windows Phone only!
Hope it helps u...
Oct 07, 2011 08:09 AM|LINK
As far as the Silverlight & MSDN forums , Silverlight.NET works for Nokia Symbians too !!