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Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with iOS and Android by Michael Eierman, Jakob Iversen

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Transformative Devices

For all the hype, there must be something that makes these devices important. There is! Mobile devices add a host of new possibilities for business and personal software because they are truly the first mobile computing platforms. Although laptops and netbooks are moveable, their size significantly impacts how easily they are transported. Very few people carry a laptop during their every waking hour to every location they visit! However, if this were their only advantage, mobile devices would not be causing such a stir. There is much more.

One key feature of a mobile device is the capability to be made aware of its current environment through built-in sensors. Mobile devices have sensors designed to capture where they ...

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