Gartner Research

HTML5: The Future of Mobile or Irrelevant?

Published: 11 August 2014

ID: G00233810

Analyst(s): David Smith


Confusion around HTML5 is compounded by multiple perspectives on the technology. This leads to extreme overgeneralizations that can lead application development, Web and mobile leaders to mobile strategies that don't leverage skills and capabilities appropriately.

Table Of Contents


  • General HTML5 Confusion Is a Key Contributing Factor
  • Constituencies Compound the Confusion: There Are Developers and Then There's Everyone Else
  • Facebook Is an Excellent Example, but Not of What Many Think It Is

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