HTML5 for iOS and Android: A Beginner's Guide

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Date

July 12, 2011

Format

Paperback, 480 pages

ISBN

0071756337 / 9780071756334

$

Your Price

40.00



Overview


Main description

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 What's New in HTML 5
Chapter 3 Introduction to CSS
Chapter 4 The CSS3 Enhancements
Chapter 5 Introduction to JavaScript
Chapter 6 Using JavaScript with HTML5
Chapter 7 Introduction to PHP
Chapter 8 Introduction to MySQL
Part II: Developing for Mobile Devices
Chapter 9 Developing Mobile Friendly Websites
Chapter 10 Using the eML eBook Platform
Chapter 11 Developing Web Application
Part III: Creating Self-Contained Applications
Chapter 12 Setting Up the Apple SDK
Chapter 13 Creating iOS Standalone Apps
Chapter 14 Setting Up the Android SDK
Chapter 15 Creating Android Standalone Apps


Author comments

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, .net, PC Advisor, and PC Answers. He is the author of several computer books, including Plug-In PHP and Plug-In JavaScript. Robin has practical, real-world experience in porting to and developing applications for Apple and Android devices.





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