The Crosswalk Project is an HTML application runtime, built on open source foundations, which extends the web platform with new capabilities.
The web platform already has many advantages, from easy cloud services integration to flexible user interface elements. Recently, the platform has become even more attractive, with its increased focus on mobile performance and device APIs.
However, for many developers, basic functionality is still missing, making it hard to adopt the web as it is today.
With the Crosswalk Project, this situation changes.
By using the Crosswalk Project, an application developer can:
- Access the latest recommended and emerging web standards.
- Use experimental APIs not available in mainstream web browsers.
- Control the upgrade cycle of an application by distributing it with its own runtime.
- Add custom extensions to an application, to leverage platform features not exposed by Crosswalk or the standardized web platform.