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Building Touch Interfaces with Html5: Develop and Design Speed Up Your Site and Create Amazing User Experiences (Develop and Design)

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HTML5 is the ideal format for designing touch interfaces to meet the demands of the rapidly growing number of tablet and smartphone users. Building Touch Interfaces with HTML5: Develop and Design will show you how to create interfaces users love, whether you’ve never created anything for the mobile web or have been unsatisfied with your results. Rather than a simple how-to, this book walks you through the tools and concepts that make touch interfaces feel right. You’ll learn about the limitations and strengths of touch devices, new interface conventions, and how to use CSS, JavaScript, and HTML5 APIs.

This book includes:

  • Easy step-by-step instruction, ample illustrations, and clear examples
  • Real-world assignments to test your skills
  • Insight into best practices from a veteran user-interface developer
  • Emphasis on the skills you need to enter the exploding world of interface development using HTML5

Companion web page:

www.peachpit.com/touchinterfacedd

Synopsis:

With the rapid adoption of tablet computers and smartphones comes the need for designing touch interfaces. HTML5 is the ideal format for doing so, and Building Responsive Touch Interfaces with HTML5 teaches how.

This book will help experienced web developers and designers learn how to create touch interfaces that users love. It's for people who have never built anything for the web, as well as those who have, but have been unsatisfied with the results.

Rather than a simple how-to, this book walks developers through the tools and concepts that make touch interfaces actually feel right. Readers are introduced to the limitations and strengths of touch devices, the new conventions of user interfaces, and the tools to achieve these goals. Use of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the HTML5 APIs is described in tutorial form, all with a focus on performance, responsiveness, and feel.

About the Author

Stephen Woods is a Senior Front-end Engineer at Flickr. He has been developing user interfaces for the web since the end of the last century. He has worked at Yahoo! since 2006. Before Flickr he developed JavaScript platforms that supported the Yahoo! Home page and worked on the UI team at Yahoo! Personals. He's an expert with the full web stack, but his primary interest is making responsive user interfaces with web technologies. Stephen has spoken at SXSW & HTML5DevConf about touch interfaces, and been published in .net magazine.

Table of Contents

Introduction 

1.  The Mobile Landscape

2.  Creating a Simple Content Site

3.  Speeding up the First Load

4.  Speeding up the Next Visit

5.  Using PJAX to Improve the Touch Experience

6.  Taps vs Clicks: Basic Event Handling

7.  CSS Transitions, Animations, and Transforms

8.  Maximizing JavaScript Performance

9.  The Basics of Gestures

10. Scrolling and Swiping

11. Pinching and Other Complex Gestures

Appendix A: Debugging Tools

Appendix B: Mobile Framworks

Appendix C: Building a Mobile Web Application

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321887658
Author:
Woods, Stephen
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Subject:
Internet-HTML
Subject:
Internet - World Wide Web
Subject:
html; css; javascript; responsive; responsive web design; performance; mobile web; iOS; webkit; chrome; multitouch; ipad website; web development; frontend
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Develop and Design
Publication Date:
20130222
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10 x 10 x 10 in 4536 gr

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » HTML
Computers and Internet » Graphics » User Interface
Computers and Internet » Internet » HTML
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing

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"Synopsis" by , With the rapid adoption of tablet computers and smartphones comes the need for designing touch interfaces. HTML5 is the ideal format for doing so, and Building Responsive Touch Interfaces with HTML5 teaches how.

This book will help experienced web developers and designers learn how to create touch interfaces that users love. It's for people who have never built anything for the web, as well as those who have, but have been unsatisfied with the results.

Rather than a simple how-to, this book walks developers through the tools and concepts that make touch interfaces actually feel right. Readers are introduced to the limitations and strengths of touch devices, the new conventions of user interfaces, and the tools to achieve these goals. Use of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the HTML5 APIs is described in tutorial form, all with a focus on performance, responsiveness, and feel.

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