Mozilla today announced that the Mozilla Marketplace will open for developers to submit Web apps at Mobile World Congress. The new Mozilla Marketplace app store will sell application based on HTML5, Mozilla API’s and other web technologies.
Todd Simpson, Mozilla’s Chief of Innovation said:
“The Web is the largest platform in the world. We are enabling the Web to be the marketplace, giving developers the opportunity to play on the biggest playing field imaginable,”
“By building the missing pieces, Mozilla is now unlocking the potential of the Web to be the platform for creating and consuming content everywhere.”
Mozilla is also working on a new mobile operating system called Boot to Gecko which is based on web technologies. So the store will contain apps that are likely to be able to run on its Firefox browserand in the new Boot2Gecko mobile operating system. The Mozilla Marketplace will open for developers to submit Web apps at Mobile World Congress.