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Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS

Web Standards-based Apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

By Scott Preston

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Learn how to build simple or complex mobile web apps for iOS with HTML5 and JavaScript.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4038-9
  • 292 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publication Date: May 15, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

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You have a great idea for a simple mobile web app. Or, you have a great idea for a complicated mobile web app. Either way, Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS will help you build, fine-tune, and publish your app for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Scott Preston will walk you through building a mobile web app from scratch using real-world examples. You'll learn about design considerations, mobile web frameworks, and HTML5 features like animation and graphics using Canvas. You'll also learn how to customize your app for a variety of platforms, and you'll explore testing and performance tips for your app.

  • Get an overview of HTML5, JavaScript, and mobile web frameworks
  • Discover tips for iOS usability as well as performance
  • Dig into features like images, animation, and even geolocation

What you’ll learn

  • HTML5 features
  • JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks overview
  • How to design for usability
  • How to work with Canvas
  • How to customize your iOS app depending on device and operating system
  • How to integrate with services like voice and messaging
  • How to test and optimize your app

Who this book is for

Web developers who want to move into mobile app development on iOS devices as well as mobile users and developers who want to develop cross-platform web apps.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started
2. HTML5 In Short
3. CSS3 & Styling
4. JavaScript for Mobile
5. Mobile Frameworks
6. Site Navigation & Usability & Touch Interactions
7. Geolocation & Google Maps
8. Animation & Effects
9. Canvas & Graphics
10. Video & Audio
11. Integrating with Native Services
12. Taking Apps Offline & Local Storage
13. Mobile Testing
14. Advanced Topics - Performance & Analytics & More
15. Going Native with PhoneGap
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