Many language, many IDE’s many source code , oops many build, many test cases . all these will definitely becomes a History.
Whats next then ?
Yes its possible, Everything becoming universal and Unicode , Now its time for one code base and many platform support.
Its not new technology there is already many provider and IDE’s provides the same technique but one of the best IT giant provides and concentrate to improve that technology means it has great potential .
After to phonegap , FireFox SDK , now its from Intel.
One code base can be compiled for All OSes and Web apps/extensions so why a company need to develop different apps with different code base ? even-though hardware access is enabled in this XDK ?
I myself tried with a simple app , which comes greatly 😉
Its Free .