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Argos: Building a Web-Centric Application Platform on Top of Android
October-December 2011 (vol. 10 no. 4)
pp. 10-14

If developers could apply their knowledge of designing Web applications to smartphone application design, they could leverage years of experience to rapidly accelerate phone application development. How do we build a mobile application development platform that supports the fluidity, richness, and power of the Web combined with the special capabilities of mobile devices?

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Index Terms:
smartphones, mobile devices, Web applications, application design, pervasive computing, Argos, Android
Citation:
Rich Gossweiler, Colin McDonough, James Lin, Roy Want, "Argos: Building a Web-Centric Application Platform on Top of Android," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 10-14, Oct.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2011.64
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