New York Times Launches HTML5 Responsive Web App, “Today’s Paper”

The New York Times is launching a new responsive Web app built with HTML5. The New York Times daily “Today’s Paper” Web app provides digital subscribers of Times an app accessible through a browser on tablets, smartphones or desktops with as close an approximation to the layout and content of the printed paper as possible.

The app features all the sections of the Times with articles and photos found in the print edition as well as some video. Times digital subscribers can access a week’s worth of Times paper editions and offers offline access.

“Soon after we launched our experimental Web App we discovered that Today’s Paper was one of the most popular sections,” said Denise Warren, executive vice president of digital products and services at the Times in a press release.. “This new reading experience is the next step in our ongoing process to develop new and valuable digital products that offer our subscribers other innovative ways to access our content.”

“Today’s Paper” replaces the New York Times Web app for iPad which has been in beta since September.

The move to a responsive Web app for digital subscribers closely mirrors the decision of the Boston Globe to release — For more information read the original article here.    

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