What is the difference between a mobile application and website application ?

saipavan tej | 616 Views | android | 16 Aug 2016


What is app?

  • An app is a self-contained program or piece of software designed to fulfil a particular purpose; an application, especially as downloaded by a user to a mobile device.
  • Unlike a mobile website, a mobile app must be downloaded and installed, typically from an app marketplace, such as the Apple App Store or Android's Google Play store.

why apps are faster then  websites ?

  • A well-designed mobile app can perform actions much quicker than a mobile website.
  • Apps usually store their data locally on mobile devices, in contrast to websites that generally use web servers. For this reason, data retrieval happens swiftly in mobile apps.
  • Apps can further save users time by storing their preferences, and using them to take proactive actions on user's behalf.
  • There is an even more technical justification as to why mobile apps can work faster.
  • Mobile websites use javascript code to perform most of their functions.
  • And the framework that mobile apps use can run almost five times faster than a JavaScript code.