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ASP.NET MVC 4 Mobile App Development by Andy Meadows

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Chapter 12. Designing Your App for Mobile Devices

We have developed a fairly complete app in very short order. Our app has worked well on the desktop browser and is actually fairly usable on mobile devices (we will address this in detail very soon). This is in large part due to the work done by Microsoft and the new application templates they have provided. These templates are based on a set of new standards: HTML5 and CSS3.

This chapter will focus on HTML5 and CSS3, the support for these new standards in most mobile browsers, and the ability to use these standards to design next-generation mobile web applications.

HTML5

HTML5 is a marked switch from its predecessors. Instead of concerning itself with markup identifying the structure of the data, ...

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