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Google Launches Cordova Powered Chrome Apps For Android and iOS 47

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.

Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?

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