The platform-agnostic Enyo application framework is expanding its reach, adding support for Internet Explorer 10 touch events and Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD platform. IE 10 itself is a multi-platform browser, operating on Windows Phone 8, Windows 8/Windows RT, and Windows 7. Enyo has from the start been able to handle both touch and mouse pointer events across every platform it supports (of which there are many), but with the update to 2.1.1, Enyo apps can take advantage of IE 10's new Pointer Event API. HP's Enyo team has also been working on implementing support for deploying your Enyo-based apps into the Windows Store on Windows 8, as well as watching the progress of PhoneGap has made towards support of Windows Phone 8.
The 2.1.1 update also improves support for the Kindle Fire HD, having successfully "ironed out" a few "quirks" introduced by the new version of Amazon's Silk browser on the new tablet. As such, The Kindle Fire HD and IE 10 have joined the Tier-1 support level for Enyo 2.x, joining Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE9 and 8, Android 2.3 and 4.x, iOS 5 and 6, and Open webOS.
The update for Enyo 2.1.1 is relatively minor (unless you're really into developing apps for Windows 8), but Enyo 2.2 is around the corner with a more substantial update: an optional MVC library. In the coming week or so, the Enyo team plans on inviting developers to check out a preview release for Enyo 2.2, so if you're interested you're being advised to "keep your eye on the [Enyo] forums and the enyo-dev mailing list" for the relevant details.
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