Editor’s Note: Guest Author Pratibha is a technology enthusiast interested in analysing and reporting about different technologies.
Now reality is that decisions technology leaders have to make now are much more dynamic that they were just five years ago. Our difficult decisions were about what browser version to support or whether we should build our web applications using Flash and also divergence of platforms and devices, along with the giants of the tech industry clamoring for us to use their development tools and deployment platforms. Many topics that come across with creating mobile applications are that the environment these applications have to live within is not simple, rather very complex. There are no good choices for enterprises needing to build across devices. Ironically, the world was a simpler place for developers when Microsoft owned 98% of the market
The prospective of Yahoo’s and Mozilla’s efforts are exciting– as well as those of Adobe, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and the open source communities. But there is still a long way to go before we that promise turns into actual working enterprise software. Perchance one day, as an industry, we’ll finally fulfill that ideal of platform convergence while being able to respond to consumer divergence.