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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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Part II. The Syntax of the Mobile Web

Part 2 explores the markup, scripting languages, and device databases that enable device-aware mobile web development. You'll learn about the markup languages that drive rich, lightweight web experiences on all kinds of mobile devices, especially smartphones. You'll study HTML, XHTML-MP, and WML, style mobile markup using CSS, and get to know the best practices for coding web pages for mobile devices.

You'll learn to use databases of mobile device characteristics to identify web traffic from mobile phones, and adapt markup to target mobile devices and mobile browser versions.

For capable mobile devices, you'll iteratively enrich a mobile web site with client-side interactivity powered by ECMAScript-MP, JavaScript, ...

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