The browser is always behind

Posted by: QuirksBlog, on 18 Jan 2011 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Yesterday Horace Dediu tweeted:A browser is an infinitely flexible interface, but is it the best interface for everything? Apps allow experiments in new interaction modelsThe browser is not the most advanced interface there is. It’s too easy to build the wrong features into something as flexible as a browser, and once a badly-designed feature gains traction it’s impossible to get rid of it. (See HTML5 drag and drop.)In native development the vendor tries to force its ideas on developers; succesfully...

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