I’m currently rethinking my website for touch devices. So far, it’s leading me to a much cleaner design. The touch interactions are tricky, though, as I have no real experience with them. Yes, I have a finger, but I don’t have a device which responds to my finger as a pointer.
These tips focus mainly on performance aspects of the iPad and how technical decisions will influence an app’s performance. Still, they are very applicable. The point about reduced usage of JS frameworks is relevant to me as I am currently making use of JQuery.