Which is better: web apps or mobile apps? As more functionality becomes common--as with Google's move with push notifications in Chrome--there may be less to argue about.
There are still some questions about whether HTML5 apps are the way of the future or just a problem to avoid, but Amazon is making at least one aspect of it a little easier: monetization.
Facebook's decision to "go native" for its iOS and Android apps may have made international headlines, but it doesn't seem to have had much influence on the attitudes of other developers around the use of HTML5, according to a recent survey.
Mobile developers in North America are steadily increasing their use of Web technologies and steadily decreasing their use of native platforms when working on mobile apps. In fact, new research from...
Widgets and web apps armed with network APIs are the ticket to bridging mobile OS fragmentation, says the head of the operator-centric Wholesale Application Community (WAC).