Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android

By Gavin Williams

Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android guides you through learning HTML5 and JavaScript specifically for the Android platform. In this book, you get the skills necessary for creating Web Apps from the ground up that run on Android devices and its browsers.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4347-2
  • 386 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publication Date: August 7, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $39.99
  • eBook Price: $27.99
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Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android teaches the essential HTML5 and JavaScript skills you need to make great apps for the Android platform and browser.

This book guides you through the creation of a mobile web app. You'll put the HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript skills you learn into practice, giving you invaluable first-hand experience that will serve you well as you go on to develop your own web apps for Android smartphones and tablets.

Throughout this book, you will learn new skills and bring these altogether to create a web app that runs on the Android platform as well as other mobile platforms.

What you’ll learn

Android 4.0 compliant, this book shows you how to:

  • How to build a HTML5 and JavaScript-based mobile Web app that runs on Android devices and browsers
  • What is HTML5 and how to best use it for your presentation tier in your Web app
  • What is CSS3 and how to best employ it for a richer presentation tier in your Web app
  • What is JavaScript and how to best use for any needed logic in your web app
  • How to make use of some of the HTML API’s such as Canvas, Video and Audio for mobile to create a richer experience for users
  • How to build a Web app, case by case, tier by tier, for your Android devices and for your prospective audience

    Who this book is for

    This book is for Android and web developers needing to learn the mobile web skills needed to build reactive, dynamic and fun HTML5 and JavaScript-based Web Apps that run on Android devices and its browsers.

    Table of Contents

    Table of Contents

    1. Introduction and Shopping list

    2. Learn Your First Web App for Android

    3. Learn HTML5

    4. Create using HTML5 Workshop (Web app case study part I)

    5. Learn CSS3

    6. Create and Refine using CSS3 (Web app case study part II)

    7. Learn JavaScript

    8. Create using JavaScript (Web app case study part III)

    9. Testing and Deploying Your First Web App

    Source Code/Downloads

    Downloads are available to accompany this book.

    Your operating system can likely extract zipped downloads automatically, but you may require software such as WinZip for PC, or StuffIt on a Mac.

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