HTML5 hasn’t met expectations as a platform for mobile applications, according to a new report from industry research firm IDC. The report, “The Evolving State of HTML5,” [fee required], notes the technology is still riddled with misconceptions.
Not One or the Other
HTML5 is a group of web-based, open source technologies that have been touted as working cross-platform via browsers. Native apps, are developed for a specific platform. Hybrids combine the two approaches.