Even though HTML5 has been in development since 2004, it wasn’t until April 2010 when a famous open letter by Steve Jobs called ‘Thoughts on Flash’ pushed it into the public sphere. Over the intervening years, there has been a lot of talk amongst developers and the media about whether HTML5 could replace native apps.
Since its release, HTML5 has gone from strength to strength, winning major support from YouTube, Facebook, Google, Amazon and Adobe using this language as part of their offerings.
Although limited in its capabilities compared to native app development, HTML5 is the future of the web and the language which anyone developing web portals or sites should be using.
To find out the power of HTML5 and when it should be used, read the full article on Developer Tech, here.