Jonathan Stark

Advanced CSS Styling & Animation for Mobile Apps

Date: This event took place live on May 17 2012

Presented by: Jonathan Stark

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Smartphone owners have come to expect a highly polished user experience and they'll go elsewhere if you don't deliver. Fortunately, recent advancements in CSS provide web designers the tools to deliver 2D & 3D transformations, simple transitions, powerful animations, and other advanced visual effects.

What will be covered?

  • Border images
  • Box shadow
  • Linear & radial gradients
  • Data URLs
  • Sprites
  • Transforms, transitions, & animations
  • Fallback techniques for older browsers

Who is this webcast for?

This webcast is for web designers who are interested in creating mobile web sites and web apps. A working familiarity with standard HTML & CSS is required. Experience with JavaScript would be helpful but is not required.

About Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark is a mobile and web application consultant who the Wall Street Journal has called an expert on publishing desktop data to the web.

He has written two books on web application programming, is a tech editor for both php|architect and Advisor magazines, and is quoted in the media on internet and mobile lifestyle trends.

Jonathan began his programming career more than 20 years ago on a Tandy TRS-80 and still thinks Zork was a sweet game.