Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours

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The easy, step-by-step tutorial for developers who want to write rich mobile apps for smartphones and tablets using the new HTML5 standard * *A complete hands-on introduction to mobile HTML5 programming: helps developers master one of tomorrow's most valuable, 'in-demand' new skills. *Teaches practical skills that will be valuable for development on most contemporary mobile platforms, including iPad/iPhone (iOS), Android, and Windows Phone 7. *Especially focused on HTML5 features already supported in today's web browsers. Using HTML5, developers can build rich, robust mobile apps that run on smartphones, tablets, and other devices, and interact with users in powerful new ways. In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, this easy, practical book will help them master modern mobile development with HTML5. Building on what they already know about HTML4, CSS, and JavaScript, it covers all the basics of building web pages with HTML5, shows how to extend those pages with innovative new features, and then walks through building complete apps targeted at diverse mobile devices. Coverage includes: * *Understanding how HTML5 improves mobile development. *Detecting mobile devices and HTML5 support, and upgrading sites to support them. *Styling and building mobile pages with HTML5. *Using the canvas, typography, audio/video, and forms *Adding microformats, drag-and-drop, and other advanced features. *Designing efficient mobile apps. *Using advanced Web Application APIs and web storage. *Integrating geolocation into mobile apps Step-by-step instructions walk readers through key tasks... Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises test their knowledge... 'Did You Know?' tips offer insider advice... 'Watch Out!' alerts help them avoid problems. By the time they're finished, readers won't just understand core HTML5 concepts: they'll be comfortable designing and writing their own new mobile appsIn fact, just because right now your site doesna#39;t get a lot of mobile use, doesna#39;t mean that it wona#39;t in the future. In December 2010, it was found that 20% of all US and UK internet users only browse the web over mobile devices.2 In Africa and Asia, that number is closer to 50%. ... estimate that between 400, 000 and 800, 000 iPad 2s sold in the first three days.3 And since then the iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad mini, anbsp;...

Title:Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours
Author:Jennifer Kyrnin
Publisher:Sams Publishing - 2012


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