By 2014, there will be more phones browsing the Internet than computers. Will you be building for them?
Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices
Grab hold of the most exciting and important development in computing since the Internet itself: The Mobile Web. It’s a field brimming with possibility where you can bring your amazing ideas to life.
Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices is a practical guide for innovative front-end web designers and developers. You’ll discover a fun and accessible approach to mobile web design and development, with enormous scope for opportunity.
Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices, as the name suggests, is all about designing for mobile devices. It’s about designing for the future. This book will guide you through the process of designing and building a mobile web application from scratch.
You’ll learn how to:
Design effective mobile interfacesLearn the fundamental rules of great mobile UI design
Create responsive layouts that are smart layoutsUse HTML5 and CSS3 to build fast, responsive layouts that look great on all devices
Get the most out of every deviceLeverage the power of APIs to take advantage of built-in device functionality
Tame the natives!Use PhoneGap to generate highly effective native apps for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and other platforms—and sell it online
It’s tempting to think of the mobile internet as a smaller subset—a sideshow—to the real internet. That is, until you consider the numbers.
2014: The year mobile web usage overtakes the desktop
App downloads are skyrocketing
FIVE BILLION apps were downloaded in 2010—up from 300 million in 2009 *source
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The Build Mobile Online Course
Get the benefit of online learning with the Learnable Online Course.
- 6 Lessons
- 29 Video Tutorials
- Interactive Q&A
Live, unmoderated reviews from our customers, typos and all.
So far, the book seems to provide good information. I believe the bulk of the techical aspects come towards the end, of which I have not reached yet.
Eric Cattau, USA
i am satisfied! I learn from it...Thanks! I hope soon with my next purchase some ebooks have free sample resources (links) for free downloads to make it much comprehensive...
Emmanuel Secretaria, USA
The principles I learned from this book about mobile devices helped me create a site that earned a lot of favor with my boss. Thanks for a well written easy to understand book.
James Yates, USA