Mullany: Yes. I see it changing because Android is fragmenting and the device diversity is increasing. We're also seeing a pullback from some customers who have gone the iOS route, who want their code to be long-lived and don't know how long they're going to be on iPads. They want the flexibility of switching over to other platforms in the future, and the notion that they have this massive stranded code base written in Apple native code is not attractive.
InfoWorld: Working with an HTML5 app, they could just move it over?
Mullany: With an HTML5 app, they can just move it over to whatever hardware is the best price-performance and features that year.
InfoWorld: Would you have to tweak the code a little bit?
Mullany: Not if you're using a framework. That's one of the benefits of using a framework, which is we abstract that from you.
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