Disclaimer: Jive is not for every app but it drastically reduces complexity and accelerates development speed for certain types of apps. Judge for yourself.

Jive is an architecture for semi-native apps. Jive apps can run natively on mobile and desktop, and the web. Jive can be implemented in any programming language.

  1. Web browsers, specifically the DOM and CSS provide UI primitives that are ubiquitous, battle-tested, flexible, endlessly stylable.
  2. Web apps are popular for their low friction and reach (just click a link) and cross-platform support.
  3. The JavaScript runtime isn’t the reason people are choosing web apps. As an environment…

Dennis Heihoff

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