Apps using Cordova are still packaged as apps using the platform SDKs, and can be made available for installation from each device’s app store.
Cordova is available for the following platforms: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Palm WebOS, Bada, and Symbian.
For many of us developers, WebKit is a black box. We throw HTML, CSS, JS and a bunch of assets at it, and WebKit, somehow.. magically, gives us a webpage that looks and works well.
Meteor is an open-source platform for building top-quality web apps in a fraction of the time, whether you’re an expert developer or just getting started.
Here’s a video that shows some of Meteor’s features.
And a follow up:
This book by Addy Osmani shows us how to structure web applications using Backbone.js. It covers from the fundamentals of MVC, MVP and Backbone itself, to modular development, mobile development, RESTful applications, and testing, of course.
The best part is that the project has been released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license, meaning that not only you can grab a copy of the book, but also help improve it. It is hosted on GitHub.
Yeoman is “a robust and opinionated client-side stack, comprised of tools and frameworks that can help developers quickly build beautiful web applications.”
Take a look at this video with a preview of what Yeoman will be able to do for you ;)
Create Interactive Wireframes & High Fidelity Prototypes.
Google publishes a set of “rules” that they follow internally as best-practices in matters of style of HTML and CSS. Take into account that most of these rules are coherent to my past link about Front-end Code Standards & Best Practices, with some minor differences. Ideally, you should follow a set of rules of your own (maybe a compilation that makes the most sense to you) and be coherent across your projects.
Google’s efforts to make the web faster include PageSpeed, Google Chrome, and the SPDY protocol. In December of 2011, Google released a beta version of an Apache module (mod_spdy) to enable the SPDY (pronounced “SPeeDY”) protocol on any site. After some months of work after that to fix bugs and increase performance, they are launching an stable version of mod_spdy.