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Georgina Laidlaw, Dec 06

Mobile First Content in Practice

As a follow-up to her previous article, Mobile First Content Strategy, Georgina Laidlaw looks into the practical issues you’re likely to face as you strive to make your content more comprehensible to mobile users. A brief practical guide to mobile comprehensible content.
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Georgina Laidlaw, Nov 22

Mobile First Content Strategy

The mobile-first approach applies just as well to content as it does to design, says Georgina Laidlaw. In this post Georgina examines the use of the FleshKincaid readability tests as tools to assess content’s appropriateness to mobile.
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Ste Brennan, Oct 20

Beautiful Image Galleries Using PhotoSwipe

PhotoSwipe is a web standards based image gallery specifically targeting mobile and touch devices. The designer and developer of the open source library himself, Ste Brennan, provides a quick start guide and some technical tips and tricks to using PhotoSwipe.
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Martin Psinas, Oct 12

Creating a Mobile Photo Blog, Part 2

Learn how to create a photo blog as part of your personal website which you can update from your mobile phone simply by sending an email.
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Earle Castledine, Jul 27

Mobile Web Apps: Templating

In the sixth excerpt from the book “Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices” by Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos and Max Wheeler we learn about templating. BuildMobile is publishing the chapter “Mobile Web Apps” from the book, this section is called “Templating”.

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Earle Castledine, Jul 18

Mobile Web Apps: Ajax

You wouldn’t believe it’s the fifth excerpt from the book “Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices” by Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos and Max Wheeler. BuildMobile is publishing the chapter “Mobile Web Apps” from the book, this section is called “Ajax” and its getting serious.
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Earle Castledine, Jul 13

Mobile Web Apps: Loading Pages

This is the fourth excerpt from the book “Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices” by Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos and Max Wheeler. BuildMobile is exclusively publishing a complete chapter from the book, the chapter on Mobile Web Apps, and this section is called "Loading Pages".
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Earle Castledine, Jul 06

Mobile Web Apps: Quick Wins

This is the next excerpt from the book “Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices” by Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos and Max Wheeler. BuildMobile is exclusively publishing a complete chapter from the book, the chapter on Mobile Web Apps, and this is the third section on "Quick Wins".
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Earle Castledine, Jun 29

Mobile Web Apps: Events

This is another excerpt from the upcoming book "Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices" by Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos and Max Wheeler. BuildMobile is exclusively publishing a complete chapter from the book, the chapter on Mobile Web Apps, this is the second section on Events.
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Earle Castledine, Jun 21

Mobile Web Apps: Setting Up Shop

BuildMobile exclusively publish a complete chapter from the upcoming book "Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices" by Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos and Max Wheeler. Today, we bring you the first part of the chapter on 'Mobile Web Apps'.
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Paul Bridgestock, Jun 07

Hello jQuery Mobile

Wherein we introduce you to jQuery Mobile, learn the basics of writing lean mean HTML5 and incorporating the appropriate data-handlers to ignite the jQM framework and in the process build out a reference site, which illuminates the creation of CSS3 shapes, sans images.
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John Allsopp, May 18

Hybrid Apps are BS

It does not follow there is such a thing as a hybrid app. There is no hybrid, and the phrase is an obscure reference to The Matrix. Hybrid is native, but what exactly is a native app anyway? Stop for a minute to consider the wide variety of development methods, then put an end to the hybrid non sequitur.
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Andrew Markham, May 10

Geolocation in the Browser

With the rise of HTML5 comes the Geolocation API and with widespread support in modern browsers the opportunity for location aware mobile web apps and sites is here and now. Andrew Markham explains the API in detail, how to use it, and provides a practical example using the Google Maps API. Hey, you crazy geolocation cats, where’s it at?
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Ricky Onsman, May 06

SitePoint Podcast #111: Responsive Web Design with Jeremy Keith

Louis Simoneau talks with Jeremy Keith about responsive web design and the state of the mobile web. Web people listen when Jeremy talks, so when he says “the desktop-centric sites we’ve been building for so many years just aren’t going to cut it anymore,” we should listen to the rest of his story. Check out “SitePoint Podcast #111: Responsive Web Design with Jeremy Keith” over at SitePoint, right now.
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Brian Suda, May 04

Alternative Mobile Interfaces: How to Set Up SMS and Voice Menus

Brian Suda is an informatician, and in practicing the science of Informatics he studies the transformation of information, through computation and communication. In this article Brian considers the key benefits mobile devices have over existing computer experiences: could SMS and voice menu services trump iOS and Android under the right conditions?
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Alyssa Gregory, Apr 22

10 Attractive Mobile WordPress Themes

If you don’t have a mobile-friendly version of your website or blog, you could be missing out on a huge audience. Lucky enough to have a WordPress powered site? Alyssa Gregory shares 10 sharp, professional, and functional mobile WordPress themes to help you reach your mobile audience quickly and easily.
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Jennifer Farley, Apr 18

6 Tools for Testing Mobile Web Designs

One of the most important processes when designing for the web is testing. We’re all aware that one of the challenges of web design is ensuring the site looks good in multiple browsers. As the mobile web becomes more and more important, you need to know how your site or widget looks on a mobile device. But there are so many devices, how do we test them all?
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Halla Kolbeinsdotir, Jan 12

Mobile Web Design: Be Swift About It!

Halla Kolbeinsdottir looks at what's happening in the mobile web industry, and explores a free online tool that makes it possible for anyone to create their own personalized, standards-compliant web site that works across all mobile phones. Now, you can impress your friends with your own mobile web site. That's exciting!