For the longest time, Google’s app strategy has had a bit of a somewhat strange twist: You couldn’t easily create apps for Chrome or Android without a full computer. That means using a Chromebook to create Chrome apps required an online IDE or other tools for some purposes. Now Google has a Chrome app to essentially create Chrome apps which can be deployed to an Android phone or tablet. Say hello to the Chrome Dev Editor, notes Google’s François Beaufort.
At last week’s Google I/O developer event, Google showed off an example of how to create and deploy an app using the Chrome Dev Editor. I didn’t...