the web sort of lost as a software platform on mobile. The web is for Windows, Mac, and Linux machines — it’s the old way of things. For mobile, it’s all about the apps. But maybe the web didn’t totally lose here, because often those apps are cross-platform affairs that run on web technologies.
I’ve learned something that I suspect is true across much of our industry: the list of platforms in the world is iOS, Android, and desktop.
And — this is critical — desktop literally means web.
Brent Simmons suggests that although there are many different platforms, it all comes down to desktop and mobile. .