Chapter 1: Designing for the Future of the Web
In This Chapter
Pushing the limits of web design
To app or not to app
Setting records and changing the game
Combining the “three screens” into one
Never before has a computer so sophisticated fit into your hands — and responded so well to your touch. On the iPhone, and even more on the iPad, the touchscreen interface makes navigating the web easier than using a television remote control, and far more interactive.
Anyone who has used a touchscreen — from 2-year-olds to great-grandparents — appreciates the ease with which you can tap, point, tilt, swipe, and shake the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. From games to art projects, music to movies, recipes to homework, it’s more fun to surf the web on a touchscreen.
In this book, we explore how best to design websites for these new touchscreen devices: the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. From ...