Although it’s not required, we are currently trying to put together a charter for the Native Web Apps CG. We would like to hear your thoughts by Friday the 5th of December.
I asked a friend, Jimmy Ti, if he could make a rough prototype showing if it was possible to implement the Widget URI scheme in iOS. The critical bit I wanted to see working was faking HTTP responses. Here is … Continue reading
A little while back, I made a quick prototype showing how widgets could work with OAuth (with Twitter). The problem is that most widget engines don’t support something like Android’s Web View and usually can’t pop up Windows. Another issue is … Continue reading
So, somewhat ignoring the fact that we were going to plot and scheme about what Installable Web Apps could be… and Web APIs… I’ve had a first crack at making widget:// behave more like a HTTP request. This should solve a … Continue reading
On the widget side, technically, we need to finish the widget URI scheme spec. It currently lacks a proper dereferencing model, which means it does not work well as a protocol. What it needs is to work like blob:// so … Continue reading