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Easy-Add Native Into HTML5 Mobile


When they're not hosting rodeos in Calgary, Alberta some Canadians get down to software application development. Calgary-based BridgeIt has done just that and this month releases its 1.0 version release as a means of adding native capabilities to HTML5 mobile applications.

A "simple" JavaScript API gives developers access to native features like the camera, microphone, address book, etc. Other "addable" features include the option to build in augmented reality or QR code scanning to any HTML5 application.

BridgeIt has a mobile pedigree and supports all major mobile device platforms, including Android, iOS, and Windows Phone from a single HTML5 application.

This software claims to be able to add native capabilities to your HTML5 application in five minutes with no actual native development, packaging, or app store publication required. There is an open source JavaScript API available on GitHub.


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