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The App Apocalypse

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Developer Jeff Atwood, co-founder of Stack Exchange, has penned a brilliant diatribe against the current app economy. Atwood rails against the flood of useless apps, and tackles the problems of having different interfaces for each device, not knowing what you’re getting when you buy an app, the lousiness of both free apps and in-app purchases, and having to learn wildly inconsistent interfaces. Atwood compares the state of apps to computing before the dawn of the Web, and hints at an upcoming solution.Generic Globefollow link

 

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Guy Hail  2014-03-05 07:36
Yes. The app market resembles its predecessor, the app market for computers. Lots of useless junk. Duh.

Weren’t developers who wanted to write iOS apps initially told to write web apps? If all apps were web apps, the fragmentation would be limited to browsers.