Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Winding road of open-source webOS

Category: Mobile, WebOS

HP continues to divulge bits and pieces of a road map for the ill-starred and nearly-orphaned webOS. The company has followed up its December plan to release webOS mobile platform and development tools with a proposed timeline, with a full release set before year’s end.  Some people see a life for the associated Enyo JavaScript Read the rest…

Posted by jvaughan at 5:21 pm
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3.3 rating from 263 votes

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Snow Reports: One app written. Deployed to iPhone, Android, webOS

Category: iPhone, Mobile, WebOS

Steve Gill of Nitobi has posted about a PhoneGap application called SnowReports. The application is open source and forkable on GitHub and shows how you can take a mobile Web application and port it between iPhone, Android, and webOS (and PhoneGap itself can even go beyond to other platforms such as Nokia/Blackberry). Steve also put Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:10 am

2.5 rating from 4 votes

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Garbage Collection in V8; For mobile and beyond

Category: JavaScript, WebOS

GC often gets a bad reputation, without getting its due credit. GC makes life so much easier for JavaScript developers in so many ways, but that benefit doesn’t come free all the time. Also, sometimes there are other activities in the system that can take up CPU time and appear as pauses. Not every pause Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:55 am
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3.5 rating from 2 votes

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Ares 1.0: The easy to use, browser-based, powerful mobile touch UI app creator goes final

Category: JavaScript, Utility, WebOS

A few months back we announced an early build of Ares the full mobile development environment from Palm that runs entirely in the browser. I was really excited to be at JSConf at the weekend where Matt McNulty announced Ares going 1.0 in our session. He promptly went on to do demos that show how Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:37 pm

4.2 rating from 21 votes

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Hot Apps: Using $1M to reward 440 mobile Web developers

Category: WebOS

Disclaimer: Ben and I work for Palm and created this program. I wanted to make sure that you were aware of it over here, since Web developers have a great chance of getting some $ :) At Palm we wanted to reward the mobile Web developers who build great applications that our users can enjoy. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:22 am
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4.2 rating from 16 votes

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Palm Developer Program: Project Appetite, $1M How App Program, and more

Category: WebOS

Ben and I had a good time building Project Appetite including CSS 3d transforms, which shows up below. Fancy using your mad Web skillz to play in the $1M market driven Hot App Program? Below is a post from my personal blog about the webOS developer program launch. It has been a very different holiday Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:36 am

3.5 rating from 21 votes

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Project Ares: Full mobile development environment from Palm all in the browser

Category: Bespin, WebOS

Project Ares is the first mobile development environment hosted entirely in a browser, lowering the barriers for web developers to jump into mobile development. I am incredibly excited to see the beta release of Project Ares which has been developed by Matt McNulty and his top notch developers at Palm. I am honored to be Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:24 pm

4.3 rating from 44 votes