And the Winner of the 1st HTML5 App Challenge is Journalism.co.uk!
The HTML5 App Challenge launched by AppCircus and AppsFuel to find the best apps written in HTML5, the programming language that will power many of tomorrow’s mobile web applications, has announced the final winner of the competition: the mobile web app created for Journalism.co.uk. This app, developed by Webcrumbz, improves the experience of readers on their tablets or smartphones, letting mobile users swipe through the main categories to find and share their favourite articles quickly.
The quality and simplicity of the design, its usability and the highlighting of key topics of Journalism.co.uk were the main attributes that made it the overall winner. Webcrumbz have really demonstrated what you can do with HTML5, giving the app a native-like look and feel with compelling features and a flawless user experience.
Emanuele Bolognesi, Head of AppsFuel, commented: “It is with great satisfaction that AppsFuel names Journalism.co.uk by Webcrumbz as the winner of the first HTML5 App Challenge. Webcrumbz, like AppsFuel, is a supporter of the open web and its great work in HTML5 has finally been rewarded. We would like to congratulate them again and look forward to seeing more of their products. We would also like to extend our thanks to AppCircus for their unwavering support and collaboration on the HTML5 App Challenge”.
The apps that earned special mention during the challenge are Lectia de primajutor (winner of the 3rd round), an app that uses smartphones to give first-aid lessons in Romania, Contactery, that allows users to connect with the best local businesses just as if they were browsing their address books and Jewels Island (winner of the 1st round) an addictive new game for smartphones and tablets.
All apps submitted to the HTML5 App Challenge are available on the AppsFuel store.