Chapter 12. Creating Mobile Applications

The ArcGIS Server API for JavaScript provides support for mobile platforms. Support is currently provided for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry operating systems. The API is integrated with dojox/mobile. In this chapter, you'll learn about the compact build of the API that makes web mapping applications possible through WebKit browsers as well as the built-in gesture support. Keep in mind that this is not the same as the ArcGIS API for iOS or Android, which is what you'd use to build native applications that can be made available through an app store. JavaScript API applications are rendered through the WebKit browser that is part of the mobile device.

We'll also cover the Geolocation API and how it can be integrated ...

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