Mark Shuttleworth at OSCON 2012: We want to make the web first class citizen
The new Ubuntu Web Apps have been made available for public testing and preview, triggering a solid amount of positive feedback across the internets.
The original announcement has been unveiled at OSCON, a widely known and appreciated conference, where Mark Shuttleworth presented bits of interest as related to Ubuntu and "online", online in the sense of both cloud computing technologies and Web Apps.
In the session labeled as "Making Magic From Cloud To Client", Mark Shuttleworth presents and further explains the cloud, and, in the second part of the presentation, the Web Apps are presented as a link between the desktop and the web, a powerful taker of web apps from the web-browser directly to the desktop.
The session continues with a "live" demonstration of integrated Web Apps (such as GMail, Last.fm) launched via the Dash and "rooted" into Unity's components (Messaging Menu, etc).
The final exposes an exciting news: the serious commitment to mixing the web and the Ubuntu desktop is expressed by Mark Shuttleworth "we want to make the web first class citizen".
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