Funcky idea popped up:
I want to find examples of apps which cover the following basic set of deployment targets:
- mobile: Android / iOS, both mobile/tablets. Won't look for web/hybrid/native variants, just for functionality to work unde mobile umbrella, be it smartphone/tablets.
- web. Browsers, plain and simple (FF and Chrome, cross compatibility etc, frameworks these days make it easier)
- desktop. Here I see coverage of Linux, Mac and Windows.
- Android - smartphone
- Android - tablet
- iOS - smartphone
- iOS - tablet
- web (let's assume Firefox and Chrome as one, who cares ;)
- Linux - Ubuntu / Fedora ... here I'm missing technology to suggest one that works across distributions...except Java ... ha
- Mac OS X Yosemite ... again newbie, not sure what to pick
- Windows .... 10 ? not quite, let's just say 7 / 8.
And so I'm challenging my readers to give me examples of applications running on the 8 targets above.
What on earth is doing a startup coming with a brand new idea for a wonderful application (either commercial or open-source) if they cannot accomodate this list. You'd answer: they do what they can. Ok, good enough, however, myself as a consumer, I already use all those targets, in one way or another. And I'm starting to feel the need when looking to a new app and ask: ok, this app fails which bullet ? Then ... do I need it ?
And guess what, while writing this, it suddenly popped to me one example. Just one, for now: IBM Notes. Yes, good old Notes, is answering to the three "domains" above, here:
- mobile. Android/iOS, checked.
- web. checked, both Traveler / Verse.
- desktop. Mac checked, Linux checked, Windows checked.
Well, opened to more suggestions, hit me please.