What is a Webview?

A webview is basically a browser inside a native app. One of the important mobile webview development efforts is designing and implementing consistent navigation. Native apps running webviews often allow the user to touch a link and go to another Internet url.

Android Lollipop webview based on Chromium M37

Android Version 5.0 includes native support for all Web Components, including Custom Elements, Shadow DOM, HTML Imports, and Templates.

Webview development for mobile applications

Webviews allow mobile developers to show html5/css/javascript applications. Webviews are available in the major mobile platforms including iOS and Android. Underlying implementation for web views has changed substantially as platforms have evolved so this website explores webview technology.

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