Learn to build and optimize attractive, functional web sites for smartphones Today, mobile devices outnumber desktop and laptop computers three to one. Skill in developing web sites that work on mobile devices is in demand, and this friendly, step-by-step guide shows how to build and optimize sites using HTML5 and other standard web development tools.
Don’t be fooled. Although the .5 might give the impression
that Dreamweaver CS5.5 is a point release, it’s anything but.
Dreamweaver engineers have packed a stunning amount
of new features into this version. To mention just a few,
library, the ability to see what pages will look like at different
screen resolutions without leaving the Document window,
support for jQuery Mobile widgets, and integration
of PhoneGap to build native apps for Android or iOS (the
operating system used in the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch)....
system (called Ice Cream Sandwich). This book will take you through how to leverage the best
mobile web technologies and methodologies to develop solid mobile web sites, not just for
Android but for other platforms too.
This book is intended for anyone interested in building mobile web applications
using the jQuery Mobile framework. You’ll need at least a basic knowledge of web
In addition, a couple of chapters — the API chapter and the Task Tango chapter
jQuery Mobile is built, including jQuery selectors and events. The Task Tango
chapter also includes a lot of PHP code, so some knowledge of PHP will be
helpful when following through the examples.
Government information is often not mobile friendly;
increasing accessibility (especially of local information) is
one way libraries can serve diverse users. Some libraries
are providing services of this type in a desktop-oriented
way already. This chapter discusses tools that can be used
to make such sites more mobile friendly, including ones
requiring little funds or technical background.
The most obvious way to leverage patrons’ mobile
devices is to put content on the Web.
jQuery Mobile makes it easy for developers to add "native" mobile functionality to their sites and applications, delivering seamless experiences to customers using diverse mobile devices, all from a single code base. In this book, leading mobile expert Phil Dutson helps readers master the latest version of jQuery Mobile, even if they have no previous experience. In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Dutson guides readers through every step of creating and customizing a mobile website with jQuery Mobile...
Would you like to build one mobile web application that works on iPad and Kindle Fire as well as iPhone and Android smartphones? This introductory guide to jQuery Mobile shows you how. Through a series of hands-on exercises, you’ll learn the best ways to use this framework’s many interface components to build customizable, multiplatform apps. You don’t need any programming skills or previous experience with jQuery to get started.
--John Allsopp, author and founder of Web Directions
When I first started writing about and designing websites, one of the
major design concerns was compensating for low bandwidth and lowresolution
displays. Creating websites was a balancing act between visual
content — images, sound, and video — and the overall size of the files that
made up my web pages. Gradually, though, computer screen resolutions got
higher and higher. and high-speed Internet connections became increasingly
more common. Web designers were set free to create highly visual websites,
complete with digital video, Flash content, and lots of images....
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
Integrate and create themes.
Extend Galleria using the API.
Learn how to create mobile friendly galleries .
Beginning iPhone & iPad Web Apps takes you through the latest mobile web standards as well as the specific features of the iPhone and iPad. You’ll learn about WebKit and Mobile Safari, HTML5 and CSS3, vector graphics and multimedia support. You’ll discover the built-in hardware features of the iPhone and iPad and how best to take advantage of them.