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Adobe Dreamweaver Cs5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with Jquery, Html5, and Css3 (Studio Techniques)

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It’s widely predicted that mobile phones and tablets will overtake desktop PCs as the most common Web access devices within the next two or three years. Adobe is responding to this dramatic shift by focusing on new tools to develop websites for multiple platforms with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in Dreamweaver CS5.5. In particular, Dreamweaver engineers have been working closely with the developers of jQuery, the de-facto standard JavaScript framework, to develop jQuery Mobile. This is a new JavaScript/CSS framework designed to create websites and applications that work consistently in all major mobile platforms, including iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Symbian (Nokia). This book explores in depth the integration of jQuery Mobile in Dreamweaver, together with other new features aimed at building websites that work across multiple devices.

 

Using a series of practical examples, the book will show how to optimize an existing website for display in desktops, tablets, and mobile phones, using CSS media queries. Readers will also learn how to create a dedicated mobile site using jQuery Mobile. Although Dreamweaver will generate much of the necessary code automatically, the book will explain the structure of jQuery Mobile websites and web applications, so that developers can go beyond the basics to add custom functionality and design features. The book will also utilize the core jQuery framework, demonstrating how the new jQuery code hinting in Dreamweaver CS5.5 speeds up the development process for experienced developers and acts as a learning aid for those new to jQuery. Readers will learn how to convert a jQuery Mobile web application into a native app (that can be loaded on an iPhone or Android device) using PhoneGap, another open source framework.

Book News Annotation:

Intended for experienced web developers, this guide to Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 provides practical instructions for creating mobile applications with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS within this popular web development environment. Beginning with an overview of the features of this latest version of Dreamweaver, the volume covers topics such as adaptation of pages for mobile applications, HTML and CSS for mobile configurations, offline access, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap software, and building native apps with PhoneGap. Chapters include numerous illustrations, screenshots, notes, and code examples, and access to additional online resources, including sample files, is provided. Powers is the author of several related works on Adobe development products. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

David Powers is the author of ten highly regarded books about web development, concentrating mainly on Dreamweaver, PHP, and CSS, including HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery with Dreamweaver CS5.5: Learn by Video (Adobe Press, 2011). He has also contributed to four other books on web design. David enjoys a strong relationship with senior members of the Dreamweaver engineering and product management team. He’s an Adobe Community Professional and Adobe Certified Instructor for Dreamweaver, and a PHP 5.3 Zend Certified Engineer.

Table of Contents

Part I: Dreamweaver CS5.5

Dreamweaver Goes Mobile

Part II: HTML5 and CSS3

Progressive Enhancement with HTML5 and CSS3

Adapting Pages for Mobile with Media Queries

Making Your Site Available Offline

Part III: jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap

Introducing jQuery Mobile

Diving Deeper into jQuery

Mobile Building a Native App with PhoneGap

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321773258
Author:
Powers, David.
Publisher:
Adobe Press
Author:
Powers, David
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Internet - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Studio Techniques
Publication Date:
20110610
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 7.3 x 0.5 in 726 gr

Related Subjects

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Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » General

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