Synopses & Reviews
- Assemble a coherent architectural whole from HTML5s complex collection of parts
- Gain a clear understanding of client-side architecture and the "mobile first" approach
- Design, create, and tune eye-catching and robust mobile web apps
- Learn best practices for setting up a raw WebSocket server
- Examine how sites such as Google, Twitter, and Amazon store data on the client
- Use real-world methods for applying geolocation, and learn the pitfalls of various implementations
- Process images and other data in the background with Web Workers
The way we write web apps is changing -- and it will always change. This book attempts to capture the snapshot in time of the HTML5 revolution and covers topics from beginner to advanced. You may be a novice whos just starting to learn web application development, or you may be an expert fine-tuning your existing stack. Either way, this book will give you a baseline for building advanced client-side web applications.
About the Author
Wesley Hales is a User Interface architect from Atlanta, GA. He has been involved in UI and User Experience roles for over a decade in both startup and enterprise environments. Wesley co-founded several enterprise frameworks during his 4+ years at JBoss by Red Hat (including the JBoss Portlet Bridge and AeroGear projects) and also served as a co-founder of a recently acquired startup.
Wesley enjoys creating world-class user interfaces and experiences that people fall in love with. You can see him speak at the occasional conference, read his posts on wesleyhales.com, or follow him on twitter @wesleyhales.
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