Today we’re proud to announce the release of Sencha Touch 2.0. With a huge focus on performance, simplified API, and native packaging on both Mac and Windows, we’re certain it will change the way you think about mobile apps.
I am honored to work with the team that created Sencha Touch 2. It is, without a doubt, the richest, smoothest, and easiest way to write HTML5 apps for iOS, Android, and Blackberry.
PhoneGap brings in some great updates and reaches 1.0. For anyone who wants to make a web app and sell it as a native one, now’s the time.
Front-end web developer Mathias Bynens explains how “apple-touch-icon” works on iOS and other systems like Android and BlackBerry.
BlackBerry Torch 9800 has been released, with a WebKit-based browser. Here’s the UA it’s sending down:
Mozilla/5.0 (BlackBerry; U; BlackBerry 9800; en) AppleWebKit/534.1+
(KHTML, Like Gecko) Version/18.104.22.168 Mobile Safari/534.1+
Mike Lazaridis’ Keynote at Mobile World Congress, where he briefly demos BlackBerry’s new WebKit browser (starts around 6:51). The good? 100/100 Acid score. The bad? Still cursor-based.
The market is likely somewhat underwhelmed by the announcements relative to expectations around the new WebKit browser shipping, as well as new form factors.Shaw Wu, analyst, on RIM