HTML5 has been dissed, dismissed and disrespected of late, but defenders say the evolving standard is still the best choice for platform-independent mobile app development. Insider (registration required)
2012 wasn't a great year for HTML5. If it were a football team, the markup language would be at the bottom of its division. But just as the most banged-up team has its diehard fans, companies using HTML5 for mobile application development are not giving up on the would-be standard's cross-platform appeal just yet.