Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 28th Jan 2010 17:29 UTC
Web 2.0 Wolfire writes: "Today, Apple announced the new iPad and humbly claimed that there will be a "gold rush" of native apps for the App Store. Sure, but what I find more interesting is that Apple also ironically created the most promising open web app platform, which may eventually undermine the App Store itself. [...] The iPad is the first mainstream device which combines all of the following factors: reasonably powerful hardware, a (potentially) huge user base, a mature WebKit implementation, and constant 3G internet capabilities. All the dominoes are in place, and I think that the iPad will knock the first one down."
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Dont forget Java too.
by theTSF on Thu 28th Jan 2010 18:08 UTC
theTSF
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2005-09-27

Flash is needed but so is java... Yea applets are near dead. But there are many of business JavaApps that I would love to run an iPad. System Monitoring Tools, data interface exchanger dashboards etc...

Having the one way development model for the iPad will only create a situation where once companies catch up they will eat apple.

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