I know the hamburger icon for long now, I used it several times and I personally like it. But as it seems, it isn't state of the art.
I am wondering, what would be a good alternative for web apps? Because as far as I can see, the hamburger icon is the only platform independent icon available.
In native mobile apps, there are far better solutions, in iOS the tab bar and in Windows Phone you have hub apps.
But both concepts you cannot bring easy in the mobile web world without making others feel uncomfortable. So, what should we use, instead of the hamburger icon for a site like http://getbootstrap.com/.
Here are two articles: