|By Kevin Benedict
|July 26, 2012 04:12 PM EDT
Here is the latest news and developments that I could find this week related to HTML5. It seems everyone I speak to agrees these days that HTML5 hybrid apps will conquer enterprise mobility over the next 24 months. That does not mean that native apps go away, just that the majority of enterprise applications will be HTML5 or HTML5 hybrids.
Now for the news...
Application development software firm Telerik has announced
Kendo UI Complete was released
on July 11, 2012 and includes support for tablet devices. Read Original Content
Zeewe TV, the HTML5 social video platform, now has one
million users, a milestone reached in one month.
The platform is available as a mobile app and
on Facebook. Read Original Content
Crocodile RCS has announced that its SuperNode cloud
communications systems and hosted RCS service now support HTML5-based
applications using RTCweb and WebSockets standards. Read Original Content
Moodle HQ is ending development of native My Moodle mobile
apps for iOS and Android and the mobile components will move to HTML5, allowing
updates to be released across platforms simultaneously. Read Original Content
Asial Corp. has released a new version of Monaca, the
cloud-based, cross-platform development tool with HTML5. The new release
includes native component cross-platform functionality for iOS and
Android. Read Original Content
Apica and Kaazing are collaborating to bring performance
monitoring to applications built with the HTML5 WebSocket standard. Read Original Content
River Belle Online Casino developed a mobile version of the
casino software that is HTML5 compliant, and its customer base has risen 20
percent. Read Original Content
China’s Spreadtrum Communications SC8810 smartphone platform
has been chosen by Mozilla to showcase its HTML5 operating system, Firefox OS,
running on low-cost smartphone devices.
Read Original Content
Jeffrey Hammond of Forrester Research discusses HTML5 and
enterprise mobility, stating the most-asked question he receives from clients
is “How important is it for companies to embrace HTML5?” Read Original Content
Open source mobile platform provider Modo Labs has added two
new modules to its Kurogo Mobile Campus solution, available as a native app or
as a as a smartphone-optimized HTML5 mobile web application. Read Original Content
The enterprise social tech sector should adopt a hybrid
HTML5/native approach when developing on mobile.
This article in TechRepublic provides three
reasons why the hybrid app wins. ReadOriginal Content
The DevCon5 hands-on conference for HTML5 and mobile app
developers will be held July 23 & 24, 2012 in New York.
The two luncheon keynote sessions are “The
Future of Mobile Computing” and “Designing for Mobile”. Read Original Content
Mozilla has launched Firefox 14, with more support for
various HTML5 APIs that should help improve HTML5 applications like
gaming. Read Original Content
Mobile presentation company UpSync has announced the latest
release of its cloud-based software, with new features to further simplify the
creation of mobile presentations, content management and HTML5 app delivery to
field sales, training and service organizations. Read Original Content
Ireland’s ICAN is rolling out the country’s first
custom-built HTML5 overlay mobile campaign for mobile device insurance.
With the message “protect your phone from
yourself. ” The HTML5 overlay simulates the gradual cracking of a smartphone
screen, in an interactive way, on the user’s own mobile phone. Read Original Content
Kevin Benedict, Mobile Industry Analyst, Mobile Strategy Consultant and SAP Mentor Alumnus
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.