Portability Approaches for Business Web Applications to Mobile Devices: A Systematic Mapping

  • Viviana CajasEmail author
  • Matías Urbieta
  • Yves Rybarczyk
  • Gustavo Rossi
  • César Guevara
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 895)


Applications on mobile devices have had an exponential grow; however, there are business legacies 1.0 that have not migrated or have not been adapted due to the operating or economic cost involved in the required migration. The companies are not often aware of the benefits the mobile applications have to generate new business models. This paper aims to study the different approaches used in the portability of web applications 1.0 to mobile devices in the last decade, in order to identify the edges and perspectives of the area. A systematic mapping is carried out on the main databases in the area, such as SCOPUS, IEEE, and ACM. 44 articles are selected from 824 initials and are classified with respect to the approach, the type of research and contribution. This systematic review shows that while the technical achievements on the mobile development have been outstanding, there are still many issues to be solved for migrating Web applications.


Portability approach Web application Systematic mapping Mobile devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viviana Cajas
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Matías Urbieta
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yves Rybarczyk
    • 4
  • Gustavo Rossi
    • 1
    • 2
  • César Guevara
    • 5
  1. 1.LIFIA, Facultad de InformáticaUniversidad Nacional de La PlataLa PlataArgentina
  2. 2.CONICETBuenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Facultad de Ciencias Administrativas y Económicas, Universidad Tecnológica IndoaméricaQuitoEcuador
  4. 4.Intelligent & Interactive Systems Lab (SI2 Lab)Universidad de Las AméricasQuitoEcuador
  5. 5.Centro de Investigación en Mecatrónica y Sistemas Interactivos (MIST)Universidad Tecnológica IndoaméricaQuitoEcuador

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