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Re: Is WebWorks the easiest?

Thanks guys, I will test out both. Right now I'm not looking to port to other platforms. 

 

Playing with both I see the advantage now, cascades is bringing back bad memories of the computer engineering course I took. 

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Re: Is WebWorks the easiest?

If you're struggling with getting Ripple to build, you may like working with a build script more, something that can be integrated into the IDE that you are using, or run from the command line.

 

If you are interested, check out this project. There's a video that shows you how it works and how to use it in Sublime:

 

https://github.com/blackberry/BB10-WebWorks-Community-Samples/tree/master/Ant-Build-Script

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Re: Is WebWorks the easiest?

It depends on the type of app that you have in mind. For games, NATIVE SDK provides wide extensibilty but if you are concentrating on simple apps, WEBWORKS is the term.

 

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Re: Is WebWorks the easiest?

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I disagree with the final answer.

There is no such imperative "easiest", it is relative to you. It depends of what you want to achieve and what you are used to develop

 

  • If you're a web developer, of course WebWorks is the one.
  • If you're a C++ or Qt developer the answer is easy
  • If you were a Java guy (older BB or Android), I found Cascades way easier than Webworks
  • If you just want a easy port to multiple platform, Webworks again, or also Native SDK for game
  • And if you don't know, I'd advise you to go Cascades and native in general. You lose the easy port to other platform right, but it is really more straightforward to have a app: responsive, efficient and with a UI integrated in the ecosystem.

 

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Re: Is WebWorks the easiest?

Depends, if you know anything, it will probably end up as the easiest. Smiley Happy

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Re: Is WebWorks the easiest?

Webworks is the best way to create a lot of great apps Smiley Happy