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HTML5 Vs. Native Mobile Apps: Myths and Misconceptions

HTML5 Vs. Native Mobile Apps: Myths and Misconceptions | New Digital Media | Scoop.it

4 keys to choosing between HTML5 and native apps
SUMMARY: The choice between HTML5 and native app development doesn't have to be a stark either/or decision, writes Eric Savitz. Both approaches have their merits, so it's important to think carefully about what a particular project calls for and to stay abreast of new developments. "Continually reassess the state of HTML5-related technologies ... because the ecosystem is evolving at a rapid pace," Savitz writes. 

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An insightful article on HTML5 vs Native Mobile apps - what are your thoughts? Get in touch to see what Matmi can produce for you in terms of apps - HK

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Facebook Makes Its Move: Brings Viral Channels to HTML5, iOS Apps

Facebook Makes Its Move: Brings Viral Channels to HTML5, iOS Apps | New Digital Media | Scoop.it

Facebook finally unveiled its long-awaited effort to help mobile developers market their native and HTML5-based apps through its platform today. iOS developers will get to take advantage of bookmarks, requests and the news feed in the same way that Facebook canvas developers do.

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HTML5 Apps: 10 Cool HTML 5 Web Apps | CreativeFan

HTML5 Apps: 10 Cool HTML 5 Web Apps | CreativeFan | New Digital Media | Scoop.it
HTML5 apps are quite possibly the future of the web. In this post, I've gathered up 10 cool HTML5 apps that will show you just a bit of the power of HTML5.

 

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If you are a heavy Twitter user, I highly recommend taking a gander at Hootsuite.

 

It's a fantastic web based App for managing all you daily Tweeting activity with scheduling, tabs to separate search streams and lists etc. 

 

CSS 3.0 maker is pretty cool but as I have said in a previous post, I suggest you learn how to code solo without these WYSIWYG type things. It will benefit you a great deal in the long run.

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The perfect web design app… and why it doesn’t exist

The perfect web design app… and why it doesn’t exist | New Digital Media | Scoop.it

Designers and developers share with Craig Grannell their tools for designing websites and demand something more in keeping with modern practices. The perfect tool, it seems, simply doesn’t exist yet, as highlighted by the Project Meteor campaign.

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The Current State of HTML5 Forms · Wufoo

Many browsers are supporting features of HTML5 including much related to forms. This is research on what browsers are doing what with those new features.
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Firefox 14 for Android now available with improved speeds, new HTML 5 capabilities, and Flash

Firefox 14 for Android now available with improved speeds, new HTML 5 capabilities, and Flash | New Digital Media | Scoop.it

Mozilla has just released the latest version of Firefox for Android in the Google Play store, and while there aren't a ton of new features, it does promise to bring improved speed across the board. In addition to improved rendering and load times, Mozilla claims the whole interface has been significantly sped up — so zooming, panning, and launching the browser should all be quicker than before. In fact, Mozilla claims that its benchmarking tool finds the new Firefox to be about twice as fast as the stock Android browser.

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Adobe Acquires Developer Of HTML5 Mobile App Framework PhoneGap Nitobi

Adobe Acquires Developer Of HTML5 Mobile App Framework PhoneGap Nitobi | New Digital Media | Scoop.it

Adobe has acquired Nitobi Software, the creator of HTML5 mobile app framework PhoneGap and PhoneGap Build. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

 

PhoneGap’s open source platform allows developers to build cross-platform mobile applications with HTML5 and JavaScript, and distribute these applications to a variety of platforms. To date, PhoneGap’s open source framework has been downloaded more than 600,000 times and thousands of applications have been built using PhoneGap on Android, iOS, BlackBerry and other operating systems. The company also just launched a PhoneGap Facebook Connect plugin to allow HTML5 developers to simplify the log in process for their apps by allowing users to login with their Facebook credentials.

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HTML5Doctor-sectioning-flowchart.png (841x595 pixels) | New Digital Media | Scoop.it

A handy flowchart to help you choose the most semantically appropriate HTML5 element. - Thanks to HTML5Doctor.com

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Google Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5

Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5, allowing you to reuse Flash content on devices without a Flash player.
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HTML5 Website Showcase: 48 Potential Flash-Killing Demos | free Brushes

HTML5 Website Showcase: 48 Potential Flash-Killing Demos | free Brushes | New Digital Media | Scoop.it
So you’ve heard all rumors about HTML5 would take over Adobe Flash. While most web community argues that it’s possible or not, you must be wandering what makes HTML5 so powerful that even giant company Apple wants to use it to replace Flash.
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