Understanding Mobile WebKit Extensions and Other Mobile-Specific Options
In This Chapter
Understanding WebKit extensions
Working with handheld orientations (landscape and portrait)
Creating artwork, gradients, and transitions with WebKit extensions
Animating with WebKit extensions
As mobile devices become more powerful and as browser publishers develop their own extensions — such as Apple's WebKit extensions — the number of design options increases, as does the degree of complexity. Fortunately — as is usually the case with emerging technologies — specific protocols and products begin to break through at some point, separating themselves from the pack and eventually become the accepted way of doing things. Photoshop's domination in the image editing field and Dreamweaver's sturdy foothold in the web design market are good examples.
Open-source WebKit-based mobile browsers are becoming widespread in the mobile device market. Even devices that don't come with WebKit browsers installed are beginning to include support for WebKit extensions. As I write this, Microsoft has ...