Join us on Monday, May 3rd, 2010 for our monthly Mobile Monday Miami meetup, a free event.
This month, we will discuss whether “The Mobile Web Will Kill Off The App Store.” Will new mobile browsers allow developers to produce apps for any platform? According to an article in Wired Magazine:
Web proponents such as Mozilla and Google dream that internet standards will enable any app to run on any device, just as Java proponents touted a “write once, run anywhere” vision in the 1990s. Similarly, Adobe’s Flash emerged as a cross-platform environment for creating animations, games and apps for the web. But many consumers and developers have complained that Java and Flash exhibit bugs, performance problems and security vulnerabilities, among other issues. And Java’s promises of universality didn’t quite work out, because different implementations of the Java virtual machine (not to mention wildly varying hardware capabilities) mean that, even today, Java coders need to rework their apps for each target device. But web proponents maintain that the wide acceptance of next-generation internet standards, particularly HTML5, will win out where Java failed. Read More
Please let us know when you RSVP whether you would like to participate on the panel.
We’ll be meeting at The Irish Playwright bar and restaurant, conveniently located at The Village of Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, FL. For directions, please consult the map or call The Irish Playwright at 954-457-7563.