The new Path? The one that won a Crunchie last night for great design? It’s not done in HTML 5.
This morning I saw something new coming soon from Storify. Not done in HTML 5.
This morning I visited Foodspotting, which just shipped hot new apps on iOS, Android, and Blackberry. Not done in HTML 5.
More and more I’m hearing that designers and developers are ignoring HTML 5, especially for the high end of apps.
Well, Path’s founders told me it just isn’t possible to build a great user interface, the way they did it in HTML 5.
Storify’s founder told me it isn’t possible to build smooth drag-and-drop elements.
Foodspotting’s founder told me it isn’t possible to make things smoothly zoom and collapse or scroll in HTML 5.
Is this the beginning of pushback from San Francisco’s best app builders? I think so.
In any case, check out the new Foodspotting: