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Read on to see what you’ll need to know if you’re relying on an embedded WebView or localStorage for your app.
The Wall Street Journal’s Russell Adams on publishers using HTML5:
The FT’s shift toward a Web-app strategy started last year largely because the publisher lacked the resources to create lots of different apps for the many emerging devices and operating systems. But a major benefit of this strategy is it allows publishers to “un-tether ourselves from app stores,” said MB Christie, head of product development for the FT.
By launching a web app and selling it itself, Playboy can ignore the restrictions that Apple sets for App Store content. Moreover, it avoids paying Apple 30 percent of subscription revenues and is able to create a relationship with its subscribers directly, which means that it gets an automatic access to customer details.