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Beginning Smartphone Web Development: Building JavaScript, CSS, HTML and Ajax-based Applications for iPhone, Android, Palm Pre, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Nokia S60 by Gail Frederick

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Chapter 2. Set Up Your Mobile Web Development Environment

In this chapter, you'll learn how to set up your Mobile Web development environment.

Mobile Web development requires many of the traditional tools for web development: a server-side scripting language, a robust integrated development environment (IDE) with support for scripting and markup languages, a configurable web server, and a browser for viewing and testing web pages. File comparison and source code control tools are strongly recommended to track and manage changes to your project.

As a Mobile Web developer, you require new tools, web server configuration, and web-browser configuration to complete your development environment. The IDE provides you with syntax coloring and autocomplete ...

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