Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices


Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices is a practical guide for front-end web designers and developers. You’ll discover a fun and fresh approach to mobile web design and development, with enormous scope for opportunity.

Mobile web development is changing rapidly, with a greater emphasis on modern touch-screen smartphones. By following the advice in this book, you can be sure you’re learning the skills you need to make the most of this new technology.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Design effective interfaces for modern devices
  • Use HTML5 and CSS3 to build fast, responsive layouts that look great on every device
  • Use JavaScript to create a native feel with transitions, touch and swipe events, animations, and more
  • Introduces PhoneGap and shows readers how to add native functionally to their web app with ease
  • Leverage APIs to take advantage of built-in device functionality
  • Use PhoneGap to turn your web app into a native app for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and other platforms—and sell it online

And lots more…

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Mobile Web Design
Chapter 2. Design for Mobile
Chapter 3. Markup for Mobile
Chapter 4. Mobile Web Apps
Chapter 5. Using Device Features from Web Apps
Chapter 6. Polishing Up Our App
Chapter 7. Introducing PhoneGap
Chapter 8. Making Our Application Native
Appendix A. Running a Server for Testing

Book Details

  • Paperback: 300 pages
  • Publisher: SitePoint (July 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0987090844
  • ISBN-13: 978-0987090843
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