Mozilla Pushing Open Web Application Platform

By HTMLGoodies Staff


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This week Mozilla announced that it is offering an Open Web Application platform to web app developers. Along with a demo showcase, they are providing documentation and SDKs for creating apps using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.

Apps created using these technologies are browser and OS agnostic--that is, they work across all platforms on all modern browsers, including mobile devices. Mozilla is committed to open standards, even going to far as to say that they support "the needs of Web developers in their efforts to develop websites and apps that aren't bound to a specific browser."

Discussing Mozilla's plans for the future, Mozilla labs programmer Lloyd Hilaiel stated that "Web apps give the user a simple way to tell the browser what sites they care about. What's possible when the browser has this information."

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