Which is better: web apps or mobile apps? As more functionality becomes common--as with Google's move with push notifications in Chrome--there may be less to argue about.
Google said several major online social networks and tech companies would be among the first to pilot push notification in Chrome 42, including Facebook, Pinterest and eBay.
For developers and designers on Twitter, making push notifications available to all was a big step forward in the web vs. mobile dilemma.
"Getting there. Keeping an eye out for this." -- @henrikammer
"Push notifications in Chrome? Amazing!" -- @webmaverick
Some went even further, suggesting that push notifications via Chrome was just the beginning of a gradual move to web-first development:
The change could play out much differently in certain areas of the globe, as some suggested:
For some progammers, though, the announcement was more about their favorite products than a sea change in mobile: