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The alleged first HTML5 based app that was accepted into the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace is called Property Finder, a simple application that searches for properties based in the UK.  Colin Eberhardt, the author, just received confirmation of this today and gave his audience an overview of the user experience and the technologies he used in the making of this app.

The technologies used included:


Here's a video so you can see how an HTML5 app can look and feel very close to the native app experience.



Eberhardt is a major proponent of HTML5 applications for cross-mobile deployment.  He's also a Silverlight mobile developer who has frequently shared his experiences using PhoneGap and Knockout.JS for Windows Phone apps.  One article introduces the basic concepts and a second one tackles the problem of tombstoning.

Go and check out his full post here.  He says he's planning to write a more technical post later on how he made the app.

Source: http://www.scottlogic.co.uk/blog/colin/2011/11/property-finder-the-first-html5-based-windows-phone-7-application/

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