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Beginning iPhone and iPad Web Apps

Scripting with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Authors: Apers, Chris, Paterson, Daniel

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  • Everything a web professional needs to stay ahead in the hot area of iPhone and iPad web app development.

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About this book

This book will help you join the thousands of successful iPhone apps developers without needing to learn Objective-C or the Cocoa touch APIs. If you want to apply your existing web development skills to iPhone and iPad development, then now you can. WebKit’s support for HTML5 means any web developer can create compelling apps for both the iPhone and the larger-screen iPad.

Beginning iPhone & iPad Web Apps takes you through the latest mobile web standards as well as the specific features of the iPhone and iPad. You’ll learn about WebKit and Mobile Safari, HTML5 and CSS3, vector graphics and multimedia support. You’ll discover the built-in hardware features of the iPhone and iPad and how best to take advantage of them.

The market for web apps for the iPhone and iPad is expanding rapidly. You’ll want to know about all the advantages, and Beginning iPhone & iPad Web Apps is the perfect starting point.

About the authors

Chris Apers has more than 13 years experience in web technologies and mobile development, including the PalmOS, webOS, and iPhone. He is a technical manager and architect at Newsweb/Lagard re Active and participates in open source projects such as porting development libraries and software to mobile devices. With the creation of the open source framework WebApp.Net, he provides an easy way to create mobile content targeting WebKit browsers. For more, visit www.webapp-net.com and www.chrilith.com.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Development Tools

    Apers, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 3-11

  • Development Environment

    Apers, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 13-28

  • Introducing Developer and Debugging Tools

    Apers, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 29-63

  • The Anatomy of a Web Application

    Apers, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 67-88

  • User Experience and Interface Guidelines

    Apers, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 89-116

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3046-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3045-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning iPhone and iPad Web Apps
Book Subtitle
Scripting with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Chris Apers, Daniel Paterson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3046-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3046-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3045-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 512
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