HTML5 for iOS and Android: A Beginner's Guide

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August 5, 2011


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Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Create advanced websites, web apps, and standalone apps for Apple iOS and Google Android devices. HTML5 for iOS and Android: A Beginner's Guide explains, step by step, how to use HTML5 and CSS3 as well as supporting technologies, such as JavaScript, MySQL, and PHP. Download wrapper code from the book's companion website to enable your programs to run like native iOS or Android apps. You'll also get tips for distributing your creations in various app stores. Everything you need to get started developing powerful mobile apps and websites is included in this hands-on guide.

Designed for Easy Learning:

  • Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered
  • Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Cautions--Errors and pitfalls to avoid
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

Robin Nixon is a developer and freelance technical writer who has published more than 500 articles in magazines such as PC Plus, PCW, Web User, PC Advisor, and PC Answers. He is the author of several computer books, including Plug-in PHP, Plug-in JavaScript, and Plug-in CSS.

Table of contents

Part I: The Core Technologies
Chapter 1 Introduction to HTML
Chapter 2 Advanced HTML
Chapter 3 Introduction to CSS
Chapter 4 Advanced CSS
Chapter 5 Introduction to JavaScript
Chapter 6 Advanced JavaScript
Chapter 7 Introduction to HTML 5
Chapter 8 Advanced HTML 5
Part II: Developing for Mobile Devices
Chapter 9 Developing Mobile Friendly Websites
Chapter 10 Developing Web Applications
Chapter 11 Developing Mobile Application
Part III: Customizing for Mobile Devices
Chapter 12 Customizing for Apple Devices
Chapter 13 Using the Apple SDK
Chapter 14 Customizing for Android Devices
Chapter 15 Using the Android SDK
Chapter 16 Customizing for Other Touch Devices
Part IV: Appendices
Appendix A Complete List of WebKit CSS Extensions
Appendix B Complete List of WebKit CSS Extensions

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