According to Forrester Research, HTML5 is far away from replacing RIA tools like Adobe Flash or Microsoft Silverlight. Some design flaws and immature tooling of HTML 5 apps makes using it across browsers and operating systems a little difficult. Apple, however, is using HTML5 on devices like iPad after replacing Flash, due to its ongoing feud with Adobe. Vendors like Google and Silverlight Builder Microsoft support HTML5.
Tags: HTML5, Silverlight, Web Applications, web development