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Mobile Design and Development

Mobile Design and Development

Practical concepts and techniques for creating mobile sites and web apps

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On Dec 8, 2010 Michael Kochendorfer wrote: Good Overview of Mobile Development
"Mobile Design and Development" describes the state of mobile software development today. The author discusses a wide range of topics in great detail and gives a lot of good information and statistics about the current marketplace. The book discusses the pros and cons of different mobile app design structures in great detail and gives a lot of history of how we got to where we are today. Full Review >

Learning Flex 4

Learning Flex 4

Getting Up to Speed with Rich Internet Application Design and Development

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On Dec 3, 2010 Michael Kochendorfer wrote: Good Book...Adobe Has Better Tutorials
"Learning Flex 4" explains all of the core concepts for developing Flex 4 applications. It is definitely a beginners book as it assumes only some basic programming knowledge, and the book doesn't really go much beyond the basics of writing a simple Flex application. Full Review >

HTML5: Up and Running

HTML5: Up and Running

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On Nov 29, 2010 Michael Kochendorfer wrote: Book Review: "HTML5: Up and Running"
"HTML5: Up and Running" gives a concise history of web standards that have led to the development of HTML5 which is the next generation web standard. The book then describes all of the details of the HTML5 specification, and how you can use the new features to improve your website. It discusses the following things is particular: detecting HTML5 features, canvas tag, video tag, geolocation, local storage, and new form elements. Full Review >

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On Nov 15, 2010 Michael Kochendorfer wrote: Book Review: JavaScript Patterns by Stoyan Stefanov
"JavaScript Patterns" takes the reader from a very basic understanding of JavaScript all the way to some very advanced language structures and patterns. The book uses lots of examples throughout, and it explains everything from best practices to how to implement advanced JavaScript data structures and patterns (singleton, function chaining, inheritance, callbacks, etc.). Full Review >

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