Creating apps with Capacitor

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Dirk Geppert
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Creating apps with Capacitor

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Hi Fred & the Team, since Cordova is no longer being developed, would it be possible to switch the app creation to Capacitor (https://capacitorjs.com)?
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Hi Dirk,

may I ask, on what information your "Cordova is no longer being developed" is based? Some big players like Adobe und Microsoft stop their engagement and support, but Cordova seems to still be developed, if you take a look at Github.

But I have to thank you a lot for the hint to Capacitor, it looks like a more modern tool, so it would be interesting to test it with SB. Did you try to use it the hard way, I mean building a SB web app and copying it to Capacitor und compiling this as app? Actually I'm more than overloaded with work, but for the winter holidays in Germany I could think of giving it a try.

On the other hand I'm not sure, if switching SB to Capacitor for Fred&Co is the best investment for the future. With the new C compiler of PB I have a small hope, that some day in the not so far future there will be a native compile to iOS and Android.

Greets, hoerbie
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Re: Creating apps with Capacitor

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Good demo of what a modern PWA can look like:

https://itest.nz/

(Try on phone)
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Re: Creating apps with Capacitor

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Amazing! :D
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Rinzwind wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 11:32 am(Try on phone)
iPhone only :(
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Peter wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 12:47 pm
Rinzwind wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 11:32 am(Try on phone)
iPhone only :(
Ha, it's meant as a demo of the Samsung UI to show iPhone users how easy it all is ;)

Still weird they block it elsewhere.
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Rinzwind wrote: Sat Jul 16, 2022 8:24 amHa, it's meant as a demo of the Samsung UI to show iPhone users how easy it all is ;)
ok, now i understand! :P
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