Former Apple developer and co-creator of SproutCore has started a new company called Strobe Digital Publishing. The company will continue to develop the SproutCore tools for building rich Web applications and offer training. However, SproutCore itself will remain open source.
“Every so often a few technology trends converge that yield results much greater than their individual parts. I think we have reached one of those moments with mobile devices (like the iPad) and HTML5,” Jolley explained in a blog post. “For this reason I decided about a month ago to leave Apple and form a new company centered around helping companies bring great native-style app experiences to mobile device[s]…We are currently focused on the digital publishing vertical.”