Ruby for Mobile Apps

Cross Platform Mobile Apps for Ruby – Superb Idea for Enterprise and Consumer Apps

With the exponential growth in the number of smartphones being sold all across the globe, more and more mobile platforms are being launched and sdks being made available to developers. Android, iOS, Moblin, Windows mobile 7, RIM, Symbian, Bada, Maemo…the list of mobile platforms being made available to developers is  increasing by the day. And it is a well-known fact that technology can create billion-dollar industries overnight and this is surely going to happen when Cross Platform Mobile Apps for Ruby  become popular in the technology space and really change the face of the enterprise  and consumer markets as we know  today.

Customization for Each Device

Developing specific mobile apps for each device is quite time-consuming and so is the task of maintaining different code bases for each application development. Creating cross platform apps solves this problem to a great extent.  If developers can write one single code-base in Ruby by using any Ruby and HTML based framework, then life will be a lot better for developers, device manufacturers and the savings in time, money and energy will reflect in the balance sheet of the companies that will become stronger with each passing day.

What is Unique about Rhodes

One such Ruby-based framework is Rhodes that does an excellent job of locally executing, device-optimized mobile applications for all major smartphone devices. The uniqueness of this Rhodes framework is that it uses all the existing device capabilities to full effect and helps in building applications that work with synchronized local data such as GPS, PIM contacts, camera and SMS. With such a robust application by your side, you develop the code for a mobile application once and it will run smoothly on Android, iOS, Moblin, Windows mobile 7, RIM, Symbian, Bada, and Maemo. This means that developers can write apps and can distribute it in one stroke to all app stores in a matter of minutes and can start seeing the cash flow in their accounts as users purchase these newly updated apps from the app stores they frequent.

So, if you are a developer, you now know which path you should take when it comes to mobile application development.