Facebook bins HTML5 and goes native for its iOS app
Facebook’s iOS app has been completely rehauled, going native instead of the original scaled up HTML5 to ensure a quicker app experience for users.
But as another story about Facebook targeting the mobile arena breaks – is this the right decision?
“One of the biggest advantages we’ve gained from building on native iOS has been the ability to make the app fast,” says Facebook developer Jonathan Dann in an engineers’ blog post.
User experience (UX) appears to be the most...