Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices
By Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos & Max Wheeler
Be guided through the process of designing and building for the mobile web from start to finish.
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.
What will I learn?
- Design effective mobile interfaces: Learn the fundamental rules of great mobile UI design.
- Create responsive layouts that are smart layouts: Use HTML5 and CSS3 to build fast, responsive layouts that look great on all devices.
- Get the most out of every device: Leverage 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.
Meet the authors
An interaction designer, Max Wheeler believes interactive media should function as beautifully as it looks. Residing in Canberra, Australia, Max works with Icelab, a media-agnostic design agency, whose projects include Decaf Sucks and RentMonkey. He’s been known to drop in at Web Directions South to speak about building mobile web applications.
“Build Mobile is a clear refreshing, technical and comprehensive book intended for experienced web developer who are interested in a deeper understanding of the mobile web.”
“This book is required reading for all web developers, even if it's just to understand the whole process of mobile web apps at a high level.”
“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.”
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