Mozilla - Mobile World Congress 2012, Barcelona, Spain.
You will hear about a lot of cool stuff in the next hour
We will make short and opinionated statements but promise no marketing talk
You will be expected to re-think some of the ideas you have about the web and technologies
Things mentioned here are based on questions and feedback we got at the conference
There is a chance of kittens and puppies (maybe)
IDEs, SDKs, known environments
Abstraction on abstraction on library
Mature, well-formed OO languages and concepts
Unknown browser, unknown OS, unknown user
Build process? What build process?
We know more about browser bugs than the browser makers
HTML5 is not about the shiny
Pointless statements about HTML5
HTML5 brings you more users as it allows for rich interfaces
HTML5 is not ready yet
HTML5 is not as smooth as a native experience
There are no professional HTML5 IDEs and SDKs
HTML5 is the Flash killer
The naked truth about HTML5
The power of the web
A good web app (and also web site) will not look the same across all devices and platforms. That would limit its potential and usefulness for the end user. If there is more screen space, let's use it. If the device it runs on can do things for the user, use them.