Chapter 7. Patterns of Mobile Application Development

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.

John Lennon

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In this chapter, we begin a tour of the exciting world of mobile applications. A mobile application is not a website optimized for mobile devices. It is, instead, a relatively small and compact application natively created for the operating system available on the device. The application is often a self-contained application installed on the device, possibly interacting with sensors and local hardware and connecting to the outside world. Mobile applications are one of the key reasons for today’s growing ...

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