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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 platform23320.73
Yes, because having a single platform to target multiple devices is needed (regardless of the actual language used)35931.94
Yes, for other reasons171.51
Maybe. Not sure34830.96
No, we should use a different platform other than HTML5484.27
No, we should stick to the technology that suits the individual device968.54
No, for other reasons.353.11

GeneralIt does not matter at all Pin
Ivaylo5ev13-Dec-12 1:30
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GeneralCould not Vote Pin
Mycroft Holmes11-Dec-12 20:13
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GeneralRe: Could not Vote Pin
Nelek12-Dec-12 23:26
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GeneralRe: Could not Vote Pin
gstolarov13-Dec-12 5:20
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GeneralRe: Could not Vote Pin
Mycroft Holmes13-Dec-12 12:55
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GeneralWho the heck says it has to be compatible? Pin
Cristian Amarie11-Dec-12 7:13
memberCristian Amarie11-Dec-12 7:13 
As if Android, Windows Mobile or Apple have something in common. Or there was something except ANSI C in common.

Frankly, I don't want to see the same UI on all mobile. It's moronic. I want to feel the start menu of Windows, the bubbles of Mac, and the .. whatever it is on Android.

HTML (5 or not)? No thanks. If this is why processors have become two times bigger at the expense of "occasional" glitches, just for some ugly accordion controls (or because WebKit uses too much std::shared_ptr than HTML can bear), then I want a mobile device with Windows NT4 ugliness and speed. Good days when I switch from the monitor and when I looked again, the logon screen was already there. But that's just <me. *

* Sorry, program crashed because element <me have no closing >.
Nuclear launch detected

GeneralRe: Who the heck says it has to be compatible? Pin
Sperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 22:23
memberSperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 22:23 
GeneralRe: Who the heck says it has to be compatible? Pin
Cristian Amarie13-Dec-12 0:20
memberCristian Amarie13-Dec-12 0:20 
GeneralNot just multiple devices, but multiple browsers Pin
Doug Domeny11-Dec-12 4:33
memberDoug Domeny11-Dec-12 4:33 
GeneralHTML5 should stay what it is... Pin
Sperneder Patrick10-Dec-12 21:04
memberSperneder Patrick10-Dec-12 21:04 
GeneralRe: HTML5 should stay what it is... Pin
ThatsAlok11-Dec-12 20:53
memberThatsAlok11-Dec-12 20:53 
GeneralRe: HTML5 should stay what it is... Pin
Sperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 22:19
memberSperneder Patrick12-Dec-12 22:19 
GeneralWhat's a "ua"? Pin
PIEBALDconsult10-Dec-12 10:54
memberPIEBALDconsult10-Dec-12 10:54 
GeneralRe: What's a "ua"? Pin
Cristian Amarie11-Dec-12 8:35
memberCristian Amarie11-Dec-12 8:35 
GeneralRe: What's a "ua"? Pin
Zac Greve15-Dec-12 16:37
memberZac Greve15-Dec-12 16:37 
GeneralYes, HTML5 Pin
Peter N Roth10-Dec-12 9:22
memberPeter N Roth10-Dec-12 9:22 
GeneralHTML5 Pin
Ahmed Ibrahim Assaf10-Dec-12 5:58
memberAhmed Ibrahim Assaf10-Dec-12 5:58 
GeneralIt would be nice if Pin
W Balboos10-Dec-12 4:23
memberW Balboos10-Dec-12 4:23 
GeneralRe: It would be nice if Pin
AlexCode10-Dec-12 21:07
memberAlexCode10-Dec-12 21:07 
GeneralNo Pin
Dan Neely10-Dec-12 4:16
memberDan Neely10-Dec-12 4:16 
GeneralRe: No Pin
CDP180210-Dec-12 11:34
memberCDP180210-Dec-12 11:34 
GeneralRe: No Pin
db7uk16-Dec-12 5:19
memberdb7uk16-Dec-12 5:19 
GeneralHTML5 is horrible... Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic10-Dec-12 3:40
memberNemanja Trifunovic10-Dec-12 3:40 
GeneralHTML5 is good! Pin
Aniruddha Loya9-Dec-12 23:03
memberAniruddha Loya9-Dec-12 23:03 
GeneralRe: HTML5 is good! Pin
OriginalGriff10-Dec-12 0:40
mvpOriginalGriff10-Dec-12 0:40 

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