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What web apps would you like to see available?

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There are TONS of "Web Apps" written in HTML5, and JS, and loads more that you use the web browser to access.
I am starting a project to get some of these packaged as DEB files, this means that you can get to them using your start menu.

I would like to know what ones you want to see.

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Do you have some examples? I haven't a clue why I would need to have a .deb file for a "web app"; can't I just use my browser to use the app?
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xenopeek wrote:... I haven't a clue why I would need to have a .deb file for a "web app"; can't I just use my browser to use the app?
The one advantage I can imagine would be for offline/standalone use. However, for this to be worthwhile, the app in question must make sense as a locally-stored application. If the whole idea of the online app is to share results via social media or gather data from online sources for further manipulation, then browser-based operation makes much more sense.

betatest3, we really would like to see examples of these web-based apps that you envision putting in a .deb package.
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Re: What web apps would you like to see available?

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dXTC wrote:
xenopeek wrote:... I haven't a clue why I would need to have a .deb file for a "web app"; can't I just use my browser to use the app?
The one advantage I can imagine would be for offline/standalone use. However, for this to be worthwhile, the app in question must make sense as a locally-stored application. If the whole idea of the online app is to share results via social media or gather data from online sources for further manipulation, then browser-based operation makes much more sense.

betatest3, we really would like to see examples of these web-based apps that you envision putting in a .deb package.
I have some examples...
Pixlr Editor(some people don't want gimp).
Rdio
SoundCloud
Feedly
Sketchpad
LegoBuilder
and thousands more.
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