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The Web vs. Apps

This from Luke Wroblewski:

Sad how the Web is now a shill for mobile app installs. Web designers/developers you can stop this. Don’t let others shit where you work.

And this from XKCD:

Installing things has gotten so fast and painless. Why not skip it entirely, and make a phone that has every app installed already and just downloads and runs them on the fly. Oh wait, that's the internet.

See also, FastActive, an awesome little vanilla JS script that makes web apps feel as fast as native ones by removing the lag from tap to active state.

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