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Press Release: June 28, 2012

Mobile JavaScript Application Development--New from O'Reilly Media: Bringing Web Programming to Mobile Devices

Mobile JavaScript Application Development

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Sebastopol, CA—Learn to choose the appropriate technology to solve your problems. Mobile JavaScript Application Development (O'Reilly Media, $24.99 USD) provides a hands-on tour of the most powerful JavaScript frameworks available today.

You'll build sample apps with jQuery Mobile, Sencha Touch, and PhoneGap to learn the unique advantages—and disadvantages—of each framework. From there, you can determine which one is best for your project. This book is ideal for web developers familiar with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

  • Experience the simplicity of jQuery Mobile for building cross-browser applications
  • Learn how Sencha Touch's architecture, widgets, and blazing-fast rendering engine makes it a good choice for enterprise software
  • Use PhoneGap to package your web app into a native iOS, Android, or Windows Phone application
  • Discover the impact of various HTML5 features on mobile app development
  • Pick up JavaScript productivity tips as you delve into its object orientation, closures, and coding conventions
  • Test and debug your app with a collection of tips, tricks, and tools

For a review copy or more information please email reviews@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

Adrian Kosmaczewski (@akosma) has been working as an iOS developer since 2008. Before that, he was a web developer working with classic ASP since 1996, ASP.NET, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Django, and more. He runs a consulting and training business in Oron-la-Ville, Switzerland. He has a degree of Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of Liverpool.

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Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920025252.do


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