Beginning Smartphone Web Development

Building JavaScript, CSS, HTML and Ajax-based Applications for iPhone, Android, Palm Pre, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Nokia S60

  • Authors
  • Gail Rahn Frederick
  • Rajesh Lal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Getting Started with Mobile Web Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 3-13
    3. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 15-43
  3. The Syntax of the Mobile Web

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 47-96
    3. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 97-134
    4. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 135-159
  4. Advanced Mobile Web Development Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 163-186
    3. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 187-210
  5. Deploying into the Mobile Ecosystem

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 213-238
    3. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 239-257
    4. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 259-272
    5. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 273-287
    6. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 289-302
    7. Gail Rahn Frederick, Rajesh Lal
      Pages 303-313
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 315-349

About this book

Introduction

Today’s Web 2.0 applications (think Facebook and Twitter) go far beyond the confines of the desktop and are widely used on mobile devices. The mobile Web has become incredibly popular given the success of the iPhone and BlackBerry, the importance of Windows Mobile, and the emergence of Palm Pre (and its webOS platform). At Apress, we are fortunate to have Gail Frederick of the well-known training site Learn the Mobile Web offer her expert advice in Beginning Smartphone Web Development. In this book, Gail teaches the web standards and fundamentals specific to smartphones and other feature-driven mobile phones and devices.

  • Shows you how to build interactive mobile web sites using web technologies optimized for browsers in smartphones
  • Details markup fundamentals, design principles, content adaptation, usability, and interoperability
  • Explores cross-platform standards and best practices for the mobile Web authored by the W3C, dotMobi, and similar organizations
  • Dives deeps into the feature sets of the most popular mobile browsers, including WebKit, Chrome, Palm Pre webOS, Pocket IE, Opera Mobile, and Skyfire

By the end of this book, you’ll have the training, tools, and techniques for creating robust mobile web experiences on any of these platforms for your favorite smartphone or other mobile device.

Keywords

Android Apple iPhone CSS Chrome HTML JavaScript Windows browser

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