Re: "If you allow web applications to be more like native apps"
And what exactly is the problem with displaying a STATIC web page with a START button on it? Your browser does a GET of the page, and when you fondle the START button it sends a POST to the server.
But we all know it doesn't end there, because the manglement will insist on a 'stop' button too
And then "how about some real time monitering of the core temperature..... coolant flow rate, coolant pressures, and on some nice widgets to control flow and pressure to increase efficiency ... oh and the ability to vary the control rod heights so we can be more responsive to consumer demand."
"But it will need security" the developers will cry
To which the manglement says "Set the password to 1234, its what I use for everything else"
And then ....
See icon for what happens when the hackers get in