Press Release: July 28, 2010
Programming the Mobile Web--New from O'Reilly
Sebastopol, CA—Today's market for mobile apps goes beyond the iPhone to include BlackBerry, Nokia, Windows Phone, and smartphones powered by Android, webOS, and other platforms. If you're an experienced web developer, Programming the Mobile Web (O'Reilly Media, $49.99 USD) shows you how to build a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices. You'll learn the particulars and pitfalls of building mobile apps with HTML, CSS, and other standard web tools.
You'll also explore platform variations, finicky mobile browsers, Ajax design patterns for mobile, and much more. Before you know it, you'll be able to create mashups using Web 2.0 APIs in apps for the App Store, App World, OVI Store, Android Market, and other online retailers.
- Learn how to use your existing web skills to move into mobile development
- Discover key differences in mobile app design and navigation, including touch devices
- Learn about technologies such as HTML5, XHTML MP, and WebKit extensions
- Understand variations of platforms such as Symbian, BlackBerry, webOS, Bada, Android, and iOS for iPhone and iPad
- Bypass the browser to create offline apps and widgets using web technologies
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Maximiliano Firtman is a developer focused on mobile and RIA development. He is a professor in web and mobile technologies, and founder of ITMaster Professional Training. He is author of many books in Spanish, including books on Java ME, ASP.NET, AJAX and Professional Web 2.0.
For more information about the book, including sample content, full table of contents, author bio, and cover graphic, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596807795.
Programming the Mobile Web
ISBN: 978-0-596-80778-8, 512 pages,
Book Price: $49.99 USD, Ebook Price: $35.99 USD
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