Monday, June 06, 2011

Windows 8 Proves Web Apps Are the Future of Computing - Technology Review

A timely platform reality check

The next version of the Windows OS will run on everything from phones and tablets to desktop PCs, and it will feature, front and center, apps built in HTML5, CSS, and Javascript.

Which are precisely the technologies used to build apps that run in the Web browser.

This means that Google, with its Chrome OS and Chromebook laptops, and Microsoft are now both concentrating on making it easy for Web developers to create for their platforms. Competition with Apple makes for strange bedfellows, indeed.

Windows 8 Proves Web Apps Are the Future of Computing - Technology Review

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