I’ve read it before and said it myself. The webOS browser isn’t what it used to be. But what’s to blame? Is it old webOS browser programming? Outdated webkit? Slower processors? Smaller amounts of RAM? Well, it could be all of that but modern web practices aren’t helping things. And that’s a problem for web-OS.
The webOS Ports team has been developing LuneOS for a long time now. It started after HP released webOS as an open source project in December of 2011. With monthly updates the LuneOS project now hosts a ton of awesome features as it draws nearer and nearer to daily driver status.
I wrote about testing apps for LuneOS several months ago. The TLDR version is there aren’t many current Enyo (think webOS 2.x and up) based apps that work with LuneOS. There are a LOT of Mojo (think webOS 1.x) apps for webOS out there but when HP open sourced webOS, Mojo was not included so that’s a no-go for LuneOS too. Bummer.
Will there be apps for LuneOS when it does reach daily driver abilities? Where will the apps come from?