W3C WIDGETS - A Solution for Implementing Platform-independent Mobile Applications

Stefan Schäfer, Stefan Christmann, Svenja Hagenhoff

Abstract

The mobile internet is very heterogeneous at all levels - this is true for end devices as well as for operating systems and runtime environments of mobile applications. Therefore all software providers face the challenge of developing platform-independent applications and making them usable on a maximum number of end devices. One possible way of doing this is provided by Widgets - small software programs with a limited functional scope that are executed by a Widget-engine. This article looks at the state of development of the most important W3C Widget-standards and analyses their prospects of success.

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Schäfer S., Christmann S. and Hagenhoff S. (2011). W3C WIDGETS - A Solution for Implementing Platform-independent Mobile Applications . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8425-51-5, pages 115-118. DOI: 10.5220/0003196101150118


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist11,
author={Stefan Schäfer and Stefan Christmann and Svenja Hagenhoff},
title={W3C WIDGETS - A Solution for Implementing Platform-independent Mobile Applications},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2011},
pages={115-118},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003196101150118},
isbn={978-989-8425-51-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - W3C WIDGETS - A Solution for Implementing Platform-independent Mobile Applications
SN - 978-989-8425-51-5
AU - Schäfer S.
AU - Christmann S.
AU - Hagenhoff S.
PY - 2011
SP - 115
EP - 118
DO - 10.5220/0003196101150118