A few stories that caught our attention this week include the debate of HTML5 vs Apps, why HTML5 makes for awesome cross-platform app development, there are now tablet devices owned by one-quarter of Americans and more.
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HTML5 – an Awesome Option for Cross-Platform App Development - Business2Community
By Ravikumar Vadde
While there are many reasons why internet marketers need to know about HTML5, I am going to focus for the rest of this article on discussing the features that I – as a developer – find most useful in the HTML5 platform. These are the innovative ways of handling processes and information that could make HTML5 development the big winner over other front-end technologies.
HTML5 vs. Apps: Here's Why The Debate Matters, And Who Will Win - Business Insider
HTML5 is a new technology that allows developers to build rich web-based apps that run on any device via a standard web browser. Many think it will save the web, rendering native platform-dependent apps obsolete. So, which will win? Native apps or HTML5?
Indian drugmakers plead for barcode deadline extension - Securing Industry
By Nick Taylor
The Indian pharmaceutical industry is pleading for extra time to implement barcoding as it is "not fully geared up." Manufacturers have days until barcoding of secondary drug packaging becomes mandatory, yet the industry openly admits it is ill prepared.
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