Quick apps provide a breath of fresh air to developers, publishers, businesses and users. They allow us to rethink the way in which mobile apps can better support the shift towards a digital everything society. They offer numerous benefits.

Quick Apps implement emerging W3C MiniApp standards using a Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) framework with a declarative user interface and predefined components to design reactive apps. Read more about the technology in the Developer Guide.

The initiative, hosted by OW2, encourages a healthy and vibrant Quick App ecosystem in Europe and beyond. It’s a multi-party forum that embraces the ideals of open source (transparency, meritocracy, respectful collaboration) to raise awareness, explore use cases, create pilot apps and develop tools. Read more here.

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Quick App Initiative Newsletter

Summer 2022

Hip hip hooray, summer is here! School’s out, the sun is shining (a bit too much in many places), bees are buzzing, ice cream is melting, cool drinks are flowing, and QAI is advancing. Highlights for this newsletter:

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What will mobile look like in the future and how best to prepare

A gaming perspective

In 2020 mobile gaming was estimated to have generated approximately $79.5 billion in revenue. A huge number, yet only 0.01% of published mobiles apps successfully make a return on investment. To put that into perspective, an app developer is more likely to be hit by lightning than publish a profitable mobile game [01]. Ouch (literally). So, what’s gone wrong?

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What is a Quick App?

Differences between Quick, native, and Web apps

Quick App is a new concept of light, native-like mobile applications, or mini-apps, that do not require installation and run directly on the operating system, offering high performance and a rich user experience. The Quick App concept is different to both native mobile apps and web apps, yet it also complements these other approaches perfectly.

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