Chrome Apps for Mobile
HTML5 mobile dev done right?
What happened to PhoneGap?
The source is being incubated at ASF, known as Cordova
PhoneGap is an Adobe trademark, integrated with their product workflow
PhoneGap hasn't worked out too well.
Stronger with active community involvement
Supports a lot of device functions across platforms.
Not perfect, but it works.
Simply, web apps running on Chrome, with extra zing.
Hosted or packaged
Relatively easy to convert existing code.
Mobile Chrome Apps - package Chrome Apps for mobile.
Built on Cordova.
Access Chrome APIs for identity, notifications.
WebViews - broken!
The Chrome runtime's far more advanced, and optimized.
Works on lots of platforms - but let's not go there right now.
Chrome App Dev Tool for Mobile
Chrome Dev Editor
Putting it together
Cordova - Device functionality
Famo.us - Smooth, complex UIs
Parse/CloudEngine - Powerful backends
So what do we have here?
It's early days yet, but this is probably HTML5 for Android
Play with it!