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Developers: Palm's webOS Is The Bomb

Apr 20, 2009, 19:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Zeman)

"After hearing that some developers aren't all that interested in creating apps for the Palm Pre and webOS, others are offering the opposite opinion. NetworkWorld interviewed a bunch of different developers, who all appear to be pretty bullish on the new mobile operating system from Palm.

"webOS is Linux-based and has a number of Palm innovations and additions. The main ingredient, apparently, is the mixture of the Webkit engine to control some of the user interface, including HTML and Java support. NetworkWorld writes:

""The potential power of webOS lies in three capabilities that Palm has brought together into a coherent whole. First, mobile applications are written entirely in JavaScript, HTML and Cascading Style Sheets, which are technologies that an army of Web developers has been using for years.""

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