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Programming the Mobile Webby Maximiliano Firtman
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With the second edition of this popular book, youll learn how to build HTML5 and CSS3-based apps that access geolocation, accelerometer, multi-touch screens, offline storage, and other features in todays smartphones, tablets, and feature phones. The market for mobile apps continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, and this book is the most complete reference available for the mobile web.
Author and mobile development expert Maximiliano Firtman shows you how to develop a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices. This updated edition covers many recent advances in mobile development, including responsive web design techniques, offline storage, mobile design patterns, and new mobile browsers, platforms, and hardware APIs.
The market for mobile apps continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, as tablets join the parade of smartphones and feature phones. If youre an experienced web developer, this second edition of this popular book shows you how to build HTML5 and CSS3-based apps that access geolocation, accelerometer, multi touch screens and other features in these mobile devices.
Youll learn how to build a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices. Youll also discover how to deal with platform variations, browsers, native web platforms, HTML5 compatibility, design patterns for mobile development, and other issues.
About the Author
Maximiliano Firtman, @firt, is a developer focused on mobile and HTML5 development. He is a trainer in mobile technologies and founder of ITMaster Professional Training. He is the author of many books, including Programming the Mobile Web (O'Reilly). He has spoken at international conferences such as OSCON, Velocity, Breaking Development, GOTO Europe, Campus Party, QCon, and Adobe en Vivo.
He has been an Adobe Community Professional since 2011 and a Nokia Developer Champion since 2006, and he has developed many mobile-related projects, such as MobileHTML5.org, MobileTinyURL.com, and iWebInspector.com. He maintains a mobile web development blog at MobileXweb.com.
He is an expert in native and HTML5 web development, including iOS, Android, PhoneGap, and jQuery technologies.
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