Today, Intel rolled out its latest advancements for the Intel® XDK HTML5 cross-platform development tool suite. Intel XDK helps developers create a new level of HTML5-based mobile app experiences. New capabilities include third-party services APIs for app monetization, and backend and authentication services to create more content rich, interactive apps. Developers now have the option of easily adding hundreds of open source Cordova plug-ins, including Apple In-App Purchase, Google In-app Billing, Google AdMob, Google Maps, Facebook and proprietary plug-ins. The Intel XDK is available as a free download for Windows, OS X and Ubuntu Linux.