Why Web Apps Still Suck
I am extremely saddened this comes up less and less. And the trend only continues, with the wave of virtual DOM technologies that have taken what used to be a static-based layout engine and made it quite dynamic. Then we'll see how it's being done wrong and how to improve on that. It would be easier to fill out the entire form locally and just submit it. As shocking as it may seem for some of us, this is really rare. Finally, and this is a problem really for the OS vendors, web apps are still living in their own world when it comes to the inventory of applications on your system.
Why your mobile app sucks and how to improve it
There's nothing wrong with providing those abilities to new users in a simple way that does not require extensive training; in fact, it's highly desirable to do so. SPAs are usually more than a window into a server, they are a dynamic application unto themselves. But in the end, I much prefer the current state of affairs to the way things were a decade ago. But it does make sense, in that iOS app sales are greater and it can be daunting to develop apps for the large ecosystem of Android devices on the market. Businesses view it as too much expense. Leaf lets you login with your Feedly account and offers a very straightforward and beautiful reading experience.
Reply Fred Flintstone February 18, at 8: A good point was made that every other mobile platform started out mobile. On the server side, well, if you have a server everyone just assumes you have root anyway, so everything is a giant mess. The only thing i could find on the net was that it never made it out of beta. Reply Hillel February 20, at