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There has been much hand-wringing about the merits of using HTML5 versus building native apps for mobile device. Whatever the technical arguments, it’s important not to lose sight of one key fact: many end users can’t tell the difference.
Much of the news from the annual Mobile World Congress gathering in Barcelona concentrates on shiny new devices, but there’s also plenty happening in the developer space. Intel used the event to launch its new Integrated Native Developer Experience (INDE), which aims to make it possible to build Android and Windows apps using the same broad code base.
Hover was originally included as a bonus game on the CD-ROM version of Windows 95. Microsoft has recreated it as an updated online game to demonstrate the capabilities of Internet Explorer 11 — but that game also includes a hidden Easter Egg that recreates the Windows 95 version.
HTML5 is often touted as the best alternative to developing platform-specific apps, but options for selling HTML5-based apps are somewhat thin on the ground. Amazon is looking to change that by adding the option for developers to sell HTML5 apps via its app store.