iOS is still the top priority for app developers. According to Appcelerator’s third quarter developer interest report, the iPhone and the iPad are the most important devices for the 5,000+ developers surveyed, followed by Android phones, Android tablets, and HTML5.
However, HTML5 saw a significant drop in interest from a quarter prior and Appcelerator reported that most developers have been dissatisfied with the standard so far. Developers were only satisfied regarding HTML5’s cross-development capabilities and immediate updates. As we discussed in our HTML5 report, fragmentation and inadequate user experience led Facebook to move away from HTML5 last quarter in favour of a fully native app.
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