Developers have long complained of the fractured nature of mobile app development, requiring them to rebuild apps for each specific mobile platform they want to target. HTML5 has been touted as the solution--a way to create content once and publish everywhere, giving users the content they want on whatever device they are using. However, there are still problems with implementing certain types of apps in HTML5.
At Sencha we build Web application frameworks that are used by millions of developers worldwide. Every day, we see our customers bring more and more amazing apps to market leveraging pure open Web technology. We'd seen firsthand what HTML5 was capable of, and we knew for a fact that Web technologies were not the reason why the Facebook app was sluggish.
It's one of the ironies of the developer community that being successful can come at a price--a steep one if they have opted to use a cloud-based service as part of the process of creating and running an app.
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In early December, Google ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) released the latest major upgrade to its Android mobile operating system, Android 4, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich. For Web developers, this represented a prime
In early December, Google released the latest major upgrade to its Android mobile operating system, Android 4, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich. For web developers, this
Facebook has hired James Pearce as its new head of mobile developer relations. Pearce previously led developer relations at HTML5 frameworks provider Sencha. Pearce announced the move on his blog,
The wireless industry has always held great allure for entrepreneurs seeking to make their fortunes in the high-tech world. Over the past year we have witnessed a resurgence of venture capital