Mobile Zone is brought to you in partnership with:

Alec is a Content Curator at DZone and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is interested in Java and Android programming, and databases of all types. When he's not writing for the NoSQL and IoT Zones, you might find him playing bass guitar, writing short stories where nothing happens, or making stuff in Java. Alec is a DZone Zone Leader and has posted 579 posts at DZone. You can read more from them at their website. View Full User Profile

Google Chrome Apps Support for Android and iOS is Coming Soon

  • submit to reddit

There is a lot of talk lately (really a lot, here and here, and the first one, here) about the toolkit Google is creating to allow developers to port their Chrome apps to Android and iOS. Chrome apps are built with HTML/CSS and JavaScript, and the ports will be made possible through the use of Apache Cordova. There's still no official confirmation from Google, but signs are pointing to a release as early as January 2014.

Another big clue comes from this talk at PhoneGap Day 2013 from Michal Mocny, a software engineer at Google, in which he basically explains the whole idea: