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Google Launches Cordova Powered Chrome Apps For Android and iOS 47

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An anonymous reader writes "Google has launched Chrome apps for Android and iOS. The company is offering an early developer preview of a toolchain based on Apache Cordova, an open-source mobile development framework for building native mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Developers can use the tool to wrap their Chrome app with a native application shell that enables them to distribute it via Google Play and Apple's App Store."
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Google Launches Cordova Powered Chrome Apps For Android and iOS

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  • Re:WTF? (Score:4, Informative)

    by ShanghaiBill (739463) on Wednesday January 29, 2014 @11:37AM (#46100137)

    HTML and javascript to build a desktop app on a system with limited resources? Who broke into the mental hospital?

    It depends on what your app does. This may not be a good choice for a 3D game. But it could work well for an app that lets you rate restaurants. Plenty of apps are not compute intensive.

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