webOS 2.0 'Stacks, HTML5 Enhancements, Just Type, Exhibition' and More!

webOS 2.0 is due later this year and Palm has dropped some serious details about what's coming in the new OS. In addition to lots of goodness for developers in the form of new APIs and a SDK Beta download, we've the details on some user-facing features.Here's the quick version:Palm's multitasking 'card' metaphor is getting […]

webOS 2.0 is due later this year and Palm has dropped some serious details about what's coming in the new OS. In addition to lots of goodness for developers in the form of new APIs and a SDK Beta download, we've the details on some user-facing features.

Here's the quick version:

  • Palm's multitasking 'card' metaphor is getting a refresh with Stacks
  • Universal Search is getting majorly beefed up with 'Quick Actions,' will be opened to developers, and rebranded as Just Type
  • Apps can have custom Touchstone at-a-glance views with Exhibition
  • Synergy is opening up to developers
  • HTML5 and Javascript support is much improved
  • Hybrid PDK/SDK apps will be fully supported

For Detailed Info: Palm Developer Center

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