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Is HTML5 a good choice for mobile application development?

Survey period: 10 Dec 2012 to 17 Dec 2012

Avoiding the topic of non-mobile development, does it make sense for ua to move to HTML5 as a write-once-run-anywhere platform for mobile devices? (I'll use "HTML5 platform" to mean HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and whatever interpreters/compilers are needed)

Yes, HTML5 is a great platform23320.73233 votes, 20.73%
Yes, because having a single platform to target multiple devices is needed (regardless of the actual language used)35931.94359 votes, 31.94%
Yes, for other reasons171.5117 votes, 1.51%
Maybe. Not sure34830.96348 votes, 30.96%
No, we should use a different platform other than HTML5484.2748 votes, 4.27%
No, we should stick to the technology that suits the individual device968.5496 votes, 8.54%
No, for other reasons.353.1135 votes, 3.11%

GeneralIt does not matter at all Pin
Ivaylo5ev13-Dec-12 0:30
memberIvaylo5ev13-Dec-12 0:30 
All the HTML5 stuff we are getting too excited about actually does not matter that much. Practically, it is just a new technology that is getting attention and the demands to it will cause most of us to learn it and use it, whenever we like it or not. What we can observe, however, is that HTML5 is presented as a possible solution to creating cross-platform and cross-browser applications, that rely on common standards. In reality it is about time to see whether Google Chrome, Safari, the android's built-in mobile browser or whatever system (not just browser) we have that pretends to support HTML5 will actually become the IE6 of the 21st century. HTML5 might have been created to become a simple and standard solution, but until it really gets there, it will be an arena for technology war of dominance and market shares.
GeneralCould not Vote Pin
Mycroft Holmes11-Dec-12 19:13
memberMycroft Holmes11-Dec-12 19:13 
GeneralRe: Could not Vote Pin
Nelek12-Dec-12 22:26
memberNelek12-Dec-12 22:26 
GeneralRe: Could not Vote Pin
gstolarov13-Dec-12 4:20
membergstolarov13-Dec-12 4:20 
GeneralRe: Could not Vote Pin
Mycroft Holmes13-Dec-12 11:55
memberMycroft Holmes13-Dec-12 11:55 
GeneralWho the heck says it has to be compatible? Pin
Cristian Amarie11-Dec-12 6:13
memberCristian Amarie11-Dec-12 6:13 
GeneralRe: Who the heck says it has to be compatible? Pin
Collin Jasnoch12-Dec-12 2:55
memberCollin Jasnoch12-Dec-12 2:55 
GeneralRe: Who the heck says it has to be compatible? Pin
Sperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 21:23
memberSperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 21:23 
GeneralRe: Who the heck says it has to be compatible? Pin
Cristian Amarie12-Dec-12 23:20
memberCristian Amarie12-Dec-12 23:20 
GeneralNot just multiple devices, but multiple browsers Pin
Doug Domeny11-Dec-12 3:33
memberDoug Domeny11-Dec-12 3:33 
GeneralHTML5 should stay what it is... Pin
Sperneder Patrick10-Dec-12 20:04
memberSperneder Patrick10-Dec-12 20:04 
GeneralRe: HTML5 should stay what it is... Pin
ThatsAlok11-Dec-12 19:53
memberThatsAlok11-Dec-12 19:53 
GeneralRe: HTML5 should stay what it is... Pin
Sperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 21:19
memberSperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 21:19 
GeneralWhat's a "ua"? Pin
PIEBALDconsult10-Dec-12 9:54
memberPIEBALDconsult10-Dec-12 9:54 
GeneralRe: What's a "ua"? Pin
Cristian Amarie11-Dec-12 7:35
memberCristian Amarie11-Dec-12 7:35 
GeneralRe: What's a "ua"? Pin
Zac Greve15-Dec-12 15:37
memberZac Greve15-Dec-12 15:37 
GeneralYes, HTML5 Pin
Peter N Roth10-Dec-12 8:22
memberPeter N Roth10-Dec-12 8:22 
GeneralHTML5 Pin
Ahmed Ibrahim Assaf10-Dec-12 4:58
memberAhmed Ibrahim Assaf10-Dec-12 4:58 
GeneralIt would be nice if Pin
W Balboos10-Dec-12 3:23
memberW Balboos10-Dec-12 3:23 
GeneralRe: It would be nice if Pin
AlexCode10-Dec-12 20:07
memberAlexCode10-Dec-12 20:07 
GeneralNo Pin
Dan Neely10-Dec-12 3:16
memberDan Neely10-Dec-12 3:16 
GeneralRe: No Pin
CDP180210-Dec-12 10:34
memberCDP180210-Dec-12 10:34 
GeneralRe: No Pin
db7uk16-Dec-12 4:19
memberdb7uk16-Dec-12 4:19 
GeneralHTML5 is horrible... Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic10-Dec-12 2:40
memberNemanja Trifunovic10-Dec-12 2:40 
GeneralHTML5 is good! Pin
Aniruddha Loya9-Dec-12 22:03
memberAniruddha Loya9-Dec-12 22:03 

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