Chapter 11. Mobile Museum Case Study


And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee.

 --John Donne

This case study discusses the mobilization of a hypothetical existing web site to accommodate mobile device users with a constant network connection. We start by describing the characteristics of the existing web site. We then describe the procedure we followed to mobilize the web site by developing smaller versions of the web pages to support Pocket PCs and other mobile devices. Readers who are interested in specific details of this case study may download the full code listing from the companion web site.

Use Cases

Suppose you are running the technology center of a large art museum and you already have an existing Internet ...

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