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Mobile PHP

Mobile development is receiving more and more attention every year. The iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry are not just powerful smartphone devices, but also valuable brands competing for a lucrative piece of the market share. Every smartphone manufacturer wants applications for its product in hopes of attracting users. In addition to smartphones, we have tablets, such as the iPad, the PlayBook, and Galaxy, and reading devices, such as the Kindle and Nook. Even standard cellphones have improved browser support and features.

Every mobile device with access to the Internet can view online content or applications which are powered on the server side by PHP. For this reason, we need a way to meaningfully represent our content ...

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