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Programming the Mobile Web, 2nd Edition

With the second edition of this popular book, you’ll learn how to build HTML5 and CSS3-based apps that access geolocation, accelerometer, multi-touch screens, offline storage, and other features in today’s smartphones, tablets, and feature phones. The market for mobile apps continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, and this book is the most complete reference available for the mobile web.

Author and mobile development expert Maximiliano Firtman shows you how to develop a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices. This updated edition covers many recent advances in mobile development, including responsive web design techniques, offline storage, mobile design patterns, and new mobile browsers, platforms, and hardware APIs.

  • Learn the particulars and pitfalls of building mobile websites and apps with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and responsive techniques
  • Create effective user interfaces for touch devices and different resolution displays
  • Understand variations among iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Firefox OS, and other mobile platforms
  • Bypass the browser to create native web apps, ebooks, and PhoneGap applications
  • Build apps for browsers and online retailers such as the App Store, Google Play Store, Windows Store, and App World

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Mobile Jungle
Chapter 2. Understanding the Mobile Web
Chapter 3. Browsers and Web Platforms
Chapter 4. Tools for Mobile Web Development
Chapter 5. Architecture and Design
Chapter 6. Markups and Standards
Chapter 7. Basics of Mobile HTML5
Chapter 8. HTML5 Forms
Chapter 9. Feature and Device Detection
Chapter 10. Images and Media
Chapter 11. CSS for Mobile Browsers
Chapter 12. JavaScript Mobile
Chapter 13. Offline Apps, Storage, and Networks
Chapter 14. Geolocation and Maps
Chapter 15. Device Interaction
Chapter 16. Native and Installed Web Apps
Chapter 17. Content Delivery
Chapter 18. Debugging and Performance
Chapter 19. Distribution and Social Web 2.0
Appendix A. MIME Types for Mobile Content

Book Details

  • Paperback: 774 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 2nd Edition (March 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449334970
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449334970
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