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Remy Sharp

Remy Sharp

Founder, ffconf

Remy is the founder and curator of ffconf, the UK based JavaScript conference. He also ran jQuery for Designers, co-authored Introducing HTML5 (adding all the JavaScripty bits) and likes to grumble on Twitter. Whilst he's not writing articles or running and speaking at conferences, he runs his own development and training company in Brighton called Left Logic. And he built these too: Confwall,,,, nodemon,,, 5 minute fork and!


The State of the Gap


"PhoneGap is a polyfill, and the ultimate purpose of PhoneGap is to cease to exist" – Brian LeRoux, SPACELORD!1!! at Adobe, 2012.

Clearly PhoneGap, and Cordova are still required today, but when is it really needed? Did the web ever catch up? Do we always need to turn to a PhoneGap shell for all our solutions?