Today we’re opening Project Ares to the developer community. Ares takes a radically new approach that brings mobile development right to your browser.
Ares is the first complete set of integrated mobile development tools hosted entirely in the browser. It features a drag-and-drop interface builder, a robust code editor, a visual debugger, and built-in source control integration. Ares dramatically lowers the barriers for web developers to jump into mobile development and makes building webOS apps even easier and faster than before.
Oh my god. Howard Stringer, blithely leading Sony to its destruction, actually said this:
We feel we’re riding to the rescue of news.
I sit here stunned, wondering what words my fingers will conjure up as my brain tries to parse the absolute imbecility and naivete of that statement.
The iPhone version [App Store link] has seven read-along languages.
The Palm Pre version is only English (I think this is due to the fact the Pre Marketplace is not yet global). And its listing can be seen only via the built-in Pre/Pixi App Catalog.
Here’s a video preview of the book’s cuteness: