Download e-book for iPad: Beginning Smartphone Web Development: Building Javascript, by Gail Frederick, Rajesh Lal

By Gail Frederick, Rajesh Lal

Today’s internet 2.0 functions (think fb and Twitter) pass a ways past the confines of the computing device and are common on cellular units. The cellular internet has turn into really renowned given the good fortune of the iPhone and BlackBerry, the significance of home windows cellular, and the emergence of Palm Pre (and its webOS platform). At Apress, we're lucky to have Gail Frederick of the well known education web site examine the cellular internet provide her professional suggestion in Beginning telephone internet Development. during this e-book, Gail teaches the internet criteria and basics particular to smartphones and different feature-driven cellphones and devices.
* exhibits you ways to construct interactive cellular sites utilizing internet applied sciences optimized for browsers in smartphones
* info markup basics, layout rules, content material edition, usability, and interoperability
* Explores cross-platform criteria and top practices for the cellular internet authored by way of the W3C, dotMobi, and comparable organizations
* Dives deeps into the characteristic units of the preferred cellular browsers, together with WebKit, Chrome, Palm Pre webOS, Pocket IE, Opera cellular, and Skyfire

By the top of this ebook, you’ll have the educational, instruments, and strategies for developing powerful cellular internet reviews on any of those systems in your favourite cellphone or different cellular device.
<h3>You’ll find out how to:</h3> * construct interactive cellular websites that conform to criteria and top practices.
* advance sites utilizing the markup languages of the cellular internet: XHTML-MP, instant CSS, and WML.
* Use cellular JavaScript and Ajax for client-side internet interactivity.
* Adapt the syntax and layout of cellular web content to focus on phone models.
* increase cellular websites to focus on complicated positive aspects of telephone browsers.
* Validate and compress cellular markup to optimize for community transmission and browser performance.
* Simulate cellphone browsers utilizing emulators and improvement tools.
<h3>Who is that this publication for?</h3>
Mobile software builders and their managers have to study cellular internet applied sciences simply because it’s of their financial curiosity. Time-to-market and chance bills are considerably decrease for web-based cellular functions than for local ones.

Desktop net builders at software program businesses and IT departments of non-technology companies have to examine cellular internet applied sciences to fulfill the calls for of managers who will quickly be asking them to “mobilize this internet site.” those builders probably want to do the minimal paintings attainable to maximise the compatibility in their cellular sites. The standards-based technique endorsed during this publication will let them construct gracefully adaptive and conveyable cellular internet reports that practice good throughout cellular browser platforms.

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