Programming the Mobile Web
By Maximiliano Firtman
Published by O'Reilly Media (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596807795)
Learn App Basics that Work on Any Mobile Platform
If you're an experienced web developer, this book shows you how to build a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices -- iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia, Windows Phone, and smartphones powered by Android, webOS, and other platforms. You'll learn the particulars and pitfalls of building mobile apps with HTML, CSS, and other standard web tools.
You'll also explore platform variations, finicky mobile browsers, Ajax design patterns for mobile, and much more. Before you know it, you'll be able to create mashups using Web 2.0 APIs in apps for the App Store, App World, OVI Store, Android Market, and other online retailers.
* Learn how to use your existing web skills to move into mobile development
* Discover key differences in mobile app design and navigation, including touch devices
* Learn about technologies such as HTML5, XHTML MP, and WebKit extensions
* Understand variations of platforms such as Symbian, BlackBerry, webOS, Bada, Android, and iOS for iPhone and iPad
* Bypass the browser to create offline apps and widgets using web technologies
About the Author
Maximiliano Firtman is an expert in Ajax, Adobe Flex, Java ME, Widgets for Mobile, and iPhone development. He's a Forum Nokia Champion, an educator on web and mobile technologies, the author of numerous technical books and articles, and founder of ITMaster Professional Training.
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