DIFFERENT GOALS… NATIVE APPS WEB
APPS / SITES Provide the best experience in a defined environment. Reach the largest amount of users, regardless of location, technical environment or ability. FIXED IN A CURRENT STATE. FIERCELY FLEXIBLE AND ADAPTING
DIFFERENT APPROACHES… NATIVE ENVIRONMENTS THE
WEB Innovate with closed, patented technology and secret features to gain advantage over competitors. Use browser maker innovation to agree on standards, stay backwards compatible and vendor independent. QUICK RESULTS, NO VISIBILITY, CONSTANT REPLACEMENT HIGH VISIBILITY, CONSENSUS AND MAINTAINABILITY.
For an HTML5 solution to
be as good as a native implementation, it would only have to work on one browser, on one operating system, on one defined piece of hardware in a fixed specification. ! ! This is against everything the web stands for and not what HTML was invented for…
SOME FACTS… ★ Released in
six countries: Spain, Poland, Venezuela and Columbia, Brazil and Mexico (more to come very soon) ★ 18 mobile operator partners, 6 hardware partners ★ Hardware options: Alcatel One Touch Fire, ZTE Open, Geeksphone Keon, Geeksphone Peak… ★ Aimed at emerging markets/low end market ★ Aimed to be an alternative to feature phones and unavailable closed environments. ★ Open source - it is all on GitHub