Keynote at the HTML5DevConf 2014 in San Francisco, explaining how many of the outreach we do these days looks a lot like sales pitches in the mid-noughties. They will make more sense once the video is out.
WHO HERE WANTS TO… ★
Build rich apps across all platforms? ★ Have amazing app performance without having to worry about your code? ★ Concentrate on writing clean, scalable code using known software paradigms instead of knowing about browser quirks? ★ Pick from an amazing collection of beautiful widgets that users will love?
★ 5 CDs with 30
day trial versions of the best WYSIWYG editors on the market! ★ 3 fully functional trial licenses for the widget-o- matic server from Macrohard! ★ A cool mouse-mat! ★ 10 vouchers for trial training sessions on our partner products!
XHTML WASN’T “APP READY” •
focused: fullscreen with a simple interface • rich in interaction: touch enabled app interaction elements • mobile: works oﬄine • integrated: works with the OS and has hardware access • responsive and fast: runs smooth, can be killed without taking down the rest of the OS
NOW WE HAVE THAT! •
focused: fullscreen APIs, manifest ﬁles. • rich in interaction: new input types • mobile: appcache, localStorage, indexedDB/WebSQL • integrated: WebAPIs, Open Web Apps • responsive and fast: too much to mention.