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Re: The WACky Search for Unified Mobile App Development
Posted by: Renay San Miguel 2010-02-17 16:19:28
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A newly formed international consortium has claimed it can be the glue that unites a fragmented mobile applications market. However, if the Wholesale Applications Community can't deliver on its promise of an open platform that will let developers write apps for all devices -- save perhaps Apple's iPhone -- then that "glue" could simply result in a stickier situation in the mobile space. Twenty-four large telecommunications companies used the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday as the backdrop for their announcement.

"JIL" = Joint Innovation Lab
Posted by: sharrop 2010-02-22 07:34:28 In reply to: Renay San Miguel
"The group also wants to use Java Intermediate Language (JIL) in its framework."

JIL is the "Joint Innovation Lab" - a collaboration of Vodafone, China Mobile, Softbank and Verizon with the same aims: standards-based portable mobile widget platform with BONDI linkage to the device API's and GSMA-ONE-API linkage to the operator. Go to for details.

Positive Development for App Developers
Posted by: NewAppIdea 2010-02-17 16:22:01 In reply to: Renay San Miguel
We can only imagine this is good news for mobile and web app developers.

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