Pro iOS Web Design and Development

HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript with Safari

By Andrea Picchi

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With Pro iOS Web Design and Development, learn how to design and develop web applications for iPhone and iPad using web standards deployed with Apple's Safari browser.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3246-9
  • 484 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Publication Date: December 6, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
  • eBook Price: $31.99
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Full Description

With Pro iOS Web Design and Development, you’ll design websites and develop web applications for iPhone and iPad using web standards deployed with Apple's Safari browser.

Utilizing the very latest web and mobile technologies and releases, this book shows every web professional how to use HTML5 to do the heavy lifting, CSS3 to create the look and feel, and JavaScript to add program logic to their mobile sites and Web applications.

In addition, you’ll learn how to address the specific features made available through Apple's iOS, especially with regard to designing Web-based touch-screen interfaces.

Pro iOS Web Design and Development will help you deliver rich mobile user experiences without compromise by optimizing your sites for WebKit and Safari, the de facto standard for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

What you’ll learn

  • Design an optimal website for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
  • Use web standards to develop professional sites on Apple’s key platforms and see why this is important for Web developers and designers.
  • Take advantage of Apple’s multi-touch screen technology in your Web apps, maximizing user experience and accessibility.
  • Carry out usability testing for mobile websites and Web apps.
  • Define an agile project flow optimized for mobile development.
  • Use a cognitive approach to UI design using the laws of perception, color psychology theory, and the concepts behind positive and negative space.

Who this book is for

Web designers who are interested in mobile Web design and/or mobile Web development; desktop developers who are interested in mobile Web application development; or any Web professional who wants to learn how to design and develop for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Think Touch Mobile
  2. Design Touch Mobile
  3. Develop Touch Mobile
  4. User Interface Design for Mobile Touch Devices
  5. iPhone UI Design: Think Simple
  6. iPad UI Design: Think Inverted
  7. Web Standards for WebKit—Maximizing MobileSafari
  8. Creating WebApps—Mobile Application Development
  9. Working in Apple's Native Mobile Environments
  10. Optimizing WebApps
  11. Testing iPhone and iPad WebApps
  12. Maximizing the Market for WebApps
  13. Looking Beyond the Mobile Web to Ubiquitous Computing
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