Alexander Stigsen is co-founder and CEO of Realm.
It has been a decade since the launch of the iPhone, but for developers, it can feel like we’re still trapped in 2007.
If you’re doing anything interesting with a mobile app, you run into a pernicious and frustrating reality: Your mobile development experience was in large part determined by the web technologies that preceded mobile and still persist today.So when we talk about building mobile apps, what we really mean is building mobile apps that interface with server technologies.

And that means interacting with a stack that was designed for a world of desktop computers connected with ethernet cables. While the world has moved beyond big screens and wired connections, mobile developers are the ones who have had to accept endless compromises in order to ship the experiences they want.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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