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Professional Iphone and iPod Touch Programming: Building Applications for Mobile Safariby Richard Wagner
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Professional iPhone and iPod touch Programming
The unprecedented success of iPhone and iPod touch serves as proof positive that application developers are entering uncharted territory when it comes to creating sophisticated, multi-functional mobile applications for the revolutionary interface design of the touch screen. The Safari-exclusive applications for these Apple devices assemble elements of Web 2.0 apps, traditional desktop apps, multimedia video and audio, and the cell phone. this book shows you how to integrate these various elements with key design concepts and principles in order to develop a highly usable interface for the touch screen.
You'll learn to use existing open-source libraries in your code, imitate the overall look and feel of built-in Apple applications, and migrate existing Web 2.0 apps and sites to this new mobile platform. Along the way, you'll discover how to design a user interface that is optimized for the touch-screen display. By the end of the book, you'll feel untouchable as you create a custom mobile application from scratch.
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Who this book is for:
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues t3echnology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
The Safari-exclusive applications for iPhone and iPod touch assemble various elements, and this book shows you how to integrate these elements with key design concepts and principles in order to develop a highly usable interface for the touch screen. You’ll learn to use existing open-source libraries in your code, imitate the overall look and feel of built-in Apple applications, and migrate existing Web 2.0 apps and sites to this new mobile platform. By the end of the book, you’ll feel untouchable as you create a custom mobile application from scratch.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introducing the iPhone and iPod touch Development Platform.
Chapter 2: Designing a User Interface.
Chapter 3: Implementing the Interface.
Chapter 4: Styling with CSS.
Chapter 5: Handling Touch Interactions and Events.
Chapter 6: Advanced Programming Topics: Canvas and Video.
Chapter 7: Integrating with iPhone Services.
Chapter 8: Enabling and Optimizing Web Sites for iPhone and iPod touch.
Chapter 9: Bandwidth and Performance Optimizations.
Chapter 10: Packaging Apps as Bookmarks: Bookmarklets and Data URLs.
Chapter 11: Case Studies: Beyond Edge-to-Edge Design.
Chapter 12: Testing and Debugging.
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