One of the criticisms level at RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is the lack of apps. RIM is taking a cue from an old Nokia playbook to let web developers develop mobile apps for the both RIM’s BlackBerry phones and the new PlayBook tablet.
Introducing the BlackBerry WebWorks 2.0 Development Platform (Inside BlackBerry)
Introducing the BlackBerry WebWorks 2.0 Development Platform (Inside BlacKBerry Developer’s Blog)
Compare this to what I wrote alost exactly four years ago on April 19, 2007 after attending Nokia presentation:
To my knowledge Nokia’s Web Run-Time for S60 never got much beyond this announcement. Will RIM have better luck?