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Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business

with jQuery Mobile, node.js, and MongoDB

Authors: Zammetti, Frank

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  • How to create full-featured business apps for iOS and Android, from soup to nuts, with no Objective-C or Java required.

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About this book

With Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business, you can take your web development experience and apply it toward creating a full-featured business app, from soup to nuts.  Frank Zammetti shows you how to create a client app using jQuery Mobile wrapped in PhoneGap, and how to create a node.js-based server that uses MongoDB as its data store.

You never have to deal with learning Objective-C, Java or any other difficult-to-learn language.  Instead, you can build on your existing HTML5, JavaScript and CSS experience to quickly and effectively build any app your business needs.  You can apply this knowledge to iOS and Android apps as well as other mobile platforms since the technologies used support most modern mobile platforms as well.

You'll learn:

  • How to design a full-featured app, including requirements like offline access
  • How to build the client-side of the app using jQuery Mobile, including adding stub code for calling the node.js server
  • How to create a simple server with node.js and interact with it using REST
  • How to use MongoDB with node.js for data storage
  • How to use PhoneGap to ready your app for mobile deployment
  • How to test and debug your app on iOS and Android
Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business is for experienced web developers who need to get up to speed quickly in building iOS and Android apps for business.  Are you ready to join the mobile revolution using the same technologies you already use to build great web applications?  If so, this is the book for you!

About the authors

Frank W. Zammetti is a web architect specialist for a leading worldwide financial company by day, and a PocketPC and open-source developer by night. He is the founder and chief software architect of Omnytex Technologies, a PocketPC development house.He has over 12 years of "professional" experience in the information technology field, and over 12 more of "amateur" experience. He began his nearly life-long love of computers at age 7, when he became one of four students chosen to take part in his school district's pilot computer program. A year later, he was the only participant left! The first computer Frank owned was a Timex Sinclair 1000 in 1982, on which he wrote a program to look up movie times for all of Long Island (and without the 16k expansion module!). After that, he moved on to a Commodore 64 and spent about 4 years doing nothing but assembly programming (games mostly). He finally got his first IBM-compatible PC in 1987, and began learning the finer points of programming (as they existed at that time!).Frank has primarily developed web-based applications for about 8 years. Before that, he developed Windows-based client/server applications in a variety of languages. Frank holds numerous certifications including SCJP, MCSD, CNA, i-Net+, A+, CIW, MCP, and numerous BrainBench certifications. He is a contributor to a number of open source projects, including DataVision, Struts, PocketFrog, and Jakarta Commons. In addition, Frank has started two projects: Java Web Parts and The Struts Web Services Enablement Project. He also was one of the founding members of a project that created the first fully functioning Commodore 64 emulator for PocketPC devices (PocketHobbit).Frank has authored various articles on topics that range from integrating DataVision into web apps, to using Ajax in Struts-based applications. He is working on a new application framework specifically geared to creating next-generation web applications.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Designing My Mobile Organizer

    Zammetti, Frank

    Pages 3-29

  • Introducing jQuery and jQuery Mobile

    Zammetti, Frank

    Pages 31-51

  • Writing the Application with jQuery Mobile, Part I

    Zammetti, Frank

    Pages 53-88

  • Writing the Application with jQuery Mobile, Part II

    Zammetti, Frank

    Pages 89-115

  • Introducing Node.js

    Zammetti, Frank

    Pages 119-141

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6071-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6070-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro iOS and Android Apps for Business
Book Subtitle
with jQuery Mobile, node.js, and MongoDB
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Frank Zammetti
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-6071-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-6071-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-6070-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 312
Number of Illustrations and Tables
91 b/w illustrations
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