"Cuts through the hype! Golding's compelling offers visionary, but practical insights. A "must have" reference treatment for all practitioners in the mobile innovation space."
—Jag Minhas, Telefónica O2 Europe
Second edition of this best-selling guide to Wireless Applications: fully revised, updated and with brand new material!
In Next Generation Wireless Applications, Second Edition, the author establishes a picture of the entire mobile application ecosystem, and explains how it all fits together.
This edition builds upon the successes of the first edition by offering an up-to-date holistic guide to mobile application development, including an assessment of the applicability of new mobile applications, and an exploration into the developments in a number of areas such as Web 2.0, 3G, Mobile TV, J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition) and many more.
Key features of this second edition include:
New introductory chapters on trends in mobile application, and on becoming an Operator.
Two new chapters on Mobile 2.0 and IMS and Mobilizing Media and TV.
Best practice on how to present to, sell to and work with operators.
More insights, anecdotes and sidebars reflecting the author's extensive experience in the industry.
Next Generation Wireless Applications will prove essential reading for professionals in mobile operator and mobile application developing companies, web developers, and developer community managers. Media companies, general managers, business analysts, students, business consultants, and Java developers will also find this book captivating.
"If you want to understand the future of mobile applications and services, their potential impact and the growth opportunities this is the perfect starting point."
—Martin Smith, Head of Content Innovation & Applications, T-Mobile
Table of contents
- Cover Page
- Title Page
- Abbreviations and Acronyms
- Chapter 1: Prelude – The Next Generation Experience
- Chapter 2: Introduction
Chapter 3: Becoming an Operator 2.0
- 3.1 INTRODUCTION
- 3.2 WHAT APPLICATIONS CAN I SELL?
- 3.3 WHERE DOES THE MONEY COME FROM?
- 3.4 DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER (D2C) RETAILING
- 3.5 OPERATOR RETAILING
- 3.6 SELLING TO OPERATORS
- 3.7 WHICH APPLICATIONS SHOULD AN OPERATOR DEPLOY?
- 3.8 INTERPRETING USER-EXPERIENCE TRENDS INTO APPLICATIONS
- 3.9 WIDER DIGITAL TRENDS INCLUDING WEB 2.0
- 3.10 HARNESSING THE TRENDS
- 3.11 CONCLUSION
- Chapter 4: Introduction to Mobile Service Architectures and Paradigms
Chapter 5: IP-Centric Mobile Ecosystem and Web 2.0
- 5.1 INTRODUCTION
- 5.2 THE INTERNET AND WEB 2.0
- 5.3 THE CHALLENGES OF LIBERATING DATA
- 5.4 DID WE NEED HTTP AND HTML?
- 5.5 OVERCOMING WEB LIMITATIONS WITH WEB 2.0'S AJAX, WIDGETS AND OTHER GOODIES
- 5.6 SIDESTEPPING THE WEB WITH P2P INTERACTION
- 5.7 GOING BEYOND PUBLISHING WITH WEB SERVICES
- 5.8 SEMANTIC WEB
- 5.9 XML GLUE
- 5.10 REAL-TIME SERVICES
- Chapter 6: Client–Server Platforms for Mobile Services
- Chapter 7: HTTP, WAP, AJAX, P2P and IM Protocols
- Chapter 8: J2EE Presentation Layer
- Chapter 9: Using J2EE for Mobile Services
- Chapter 10: Mobile Devices
Chapter 11: Mobile Application Paradigms
- 11.1 INTRODUCTION
- 11.2 APPLICATION TOPOLOGIES
- 11.3 EMBEDDED APPLICATIONS
- 11.4 EMBEDDED DEVELOPMENT TOOLS
- 11.5 BROWSER-BASED APPLICATIONS
- 11.6 JAVA PLATFORM APPLICATIONS
- 11.7 THE JAVA ETHOS – A TALE OF TWO PARTS
- 11.8 JAVA 2 MICRO EDITION – ‘WIRELESS JAVA’
- 11.9 USING MIDP TO DEVELOP MOBILE APPLICATIONS
- 11.10 WHAT DOES MIDP 2.0 OFFER?
- 11.11 MIDP OTA DOWNLOAD MECHANISM
- 11.12 WHAT DOES MIDP 3.0 OFFER?
- 11.13 ON-DEVICE PORTALS
- Chapter 12: The RF Network
Chapter 13: Mobile Location Services
- 13.1 ‘I'VE JUST RUN SOMEONE OVER’
- 13.2 ‘WHERE AM I?’
- 13.3 MESSAGE HANDLING USING J2EE
- 13.4 ACCURACY OF LOCATION-BASED SERVICES (LBS)
- 13.5 INTERFACING LBS APPLICATIONS WITH THE CELLULAR NETWORK
- 13.6 INTEGRATING LBS APPLICATIONS
- 13.7 MULTIMEDIA MESSAGING (MM)
- 13.8 GETTING IN THE ZONE WITH SPLASH (SPATIAL) MESSAGING
Chapter 14: Mobile 2.0 and IMS
- 14.1 INTRODUCTION
- 14.2 MOBILE TRANSFORMATION
- 14.3 IMS – WHAT IS IT REALLY?
- 14.4 WHY IS IMS IMPORTANT?
- 14.5 START HERE: INTERNET TELEPHONY, OR VoIP
- 14.6 SESSION INITIATION PROTOCOL (SIP)
- 14.7 THE PROMISE OF A COMMON SERVICES ENVIRONMENT
- 14.8 IMS AS A CONVERGENCE CATALYST
- 14.9 END HERE: BEYOND VoIP – APPLICATION SERVERS
- 14.10 IMS SERVICE CONCEPT
- 14.11 SERVICE EXAMPLES
- 14.12 THE UNIVERSAL CLIENT AND WEB 2.0
- 14.13 CONCLUSION
- Chapter 15: Mobilising Media and TV
- Title: Next Generation Wireless Applications: Creating Mobile Applications in a Web 2.0 and Mobile 2.0 World, 2nd Edition
- Release date: May 2008
- Publisher(s): Wiley
- ISBN: 9780470725061
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