Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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Author: Jonathan Stark

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449396930

Category: Computers

Page: 184

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modified If you know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you already have the tools you need to develop Android applications. This hands-on book shows you how to use these open source web standards to design and build apps that can be adapted for any Android device -- without having to use Java. You'll learn how to create an Android-friendly web app on the platform of your choice, and then convert it to a native Android app with the free PhoneGap framework. Discover why device-agnostic mobile apps are the wave of the future, and start building apps that offer greater flexibility and a broader reach. Learn the basics for making a web page look great on the Android web browser Convert a website into a web application, complete with progress indicators and more Add animation with jQTouch to make your web app look and feel like a native Android app Take advantage of client-side data storage with apps that run even when the Android device is offline Use PhoneGap to hook into advanced Android features -- including the accelerometer, geolocation, and alerts Test and debug your app on the Web under load with real users, and then submit the finished product to the Android Market This book received valuable community input through O'Reilly's Open Feedback Publishing System (OFPS). Learn more at http://labs.oreilly.com/ofps.html.

Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Making App Store Apps Without Objective-C or Cocoa

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Author: Jonathan Stark

Publisher: O'Reilly Media

ISBN: 9780596805784

Category: Computers

Page: 192

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What people are saying about Building iPhone Apps w/ HTML, CSS, and JavaScript "The future of mobile development is clearly web technologies like CSS, HTML and JavaScript. Jonathan Stark shows you how to leverage your existing web development skills to build native iPhone applications using these technologies." --John Allsopp, author and founder of Web Directions "Jonathan's book is the most comprehensive documentation available for developing web applications for mobile Safari. Not just great tech coverage, this book is an easy read of purely fascinating mobile tidbits in a fun colloquial style. Must have for all PhoneGap developers." -- Brian LeRoux, Nitobi Software It's a fact: if you know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you already have the tools you need to develop your own iPhone apps. With this book, you'll learn how to use these open source web technologies to design and build apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch on the platform of your choice-without using Objective-C or Cocoa. Device-agnostic mobile apps are the wave of the future, and this book shows you how to create one product for several platforms. You'll find guidelines for converting your product into a native iPhone app using the free PhoneGap framework. And you'll learn why releasing your product as a web app first helps you find, fix, and test bugs much faster than if you went straight to the App Store with a product built with Apple's tools. Build iPhone apps with tools you already know how to use Learn how to make an existing website look and behave like an iPhone app Add native-looking animations to your web app using jQTouch Take advantage of client-side data storage with apps that run even when the iPhone is offline Hook into advanced iPhone features -- including the accelerometer, geolocation, and vibration -- with JavaScript Submit your applications to the App Store with Xcode This book received valuable community input through O'Reilly's Open Feedback Publishing System (OFPS). Learn more at http://labs.oreilly.com/ofps.html.

Dreamweaver CC: The Missing Manual

Covers 2014 release

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Author: David Sawyer McFarland,Chris Grover

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491948663

Category: Computers

Page: 1028

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Dreamweaver CC is a powerful tool for designing all kinds of websites, from those with simple, static pages to interactive, media-driven sites for desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. But the program still doesn’t include a printed guide to its amazing capabilities. That’s where this Missing Manual comes in. With hands-on tutorials and coverage of every feature, you’ll learn to build, deploy, and manage sites whether you’re an experienced designer or just getting started. The important stuff you need to know: Dive into page design. Quickly learn the basics of working with text, images, links, and tables. Edit pages in Live view. Dynamically add elements to live pages and immediately see the results. Design once, and for all. Build fluid-grid sites that adapt themselves to desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. Troubleshoot your HTML. Use the new Element Quick View to reveal the hierarchy of page elements. Style with ease. Tap Dreamweaver’s enhanced CSS Designer to copy and paste styles. Enhance Dreamweaver. Get new program features with add-ons that integrate directly with Dreamweaver. Bring your pages to life. Use jQuery UI to add interactive page elements like tabbed content panels. Create universal pages. Avoid browser incompatibility with workarounds.

Building Hybrid Android Apps with Java and JavaScript

Applying Native Device APIs

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Author: Nizamettin Gok,Nitin Khanna

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449361870

Category: Computers

Page: 156

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Build HTML5-based hybrid applications for Android with a mix of native Java and JavaScript components, without using third-party libraries and wrappers such as PhoneGap or Titanium. This concise, hands-on book takes you through the entire process, from setting up your development environment to deploying your product to an app store. Learn how to create apps that have access to native APIs, such as location, vibrator, sensors, and the camera, using a JavaScript/Java bridge—and choose the language that gives you better performance for each task. If you have experience with HTML5 and JavaScript, you’ll quickly discover why hybrid app development is the wave of the future. Set up a development environment with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript tools Create your first hybrid Android project, using Eclipse IDE Use the WebView control to host your hybrid application Explore hybrid application architecture, including JavaScript/Java communication Build single-page applications, using JavaScript libraries such as Backbone and Underscore Get optimization tips and useful snippets for CSS, DOM, and JavaScript Distribute your application to Google Play and the Amazon Appstore

Building Mobile Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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Author: Jonathan Stark

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781449355944

Category: Computers

Page: 300

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Do you want to develop mobile apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript—and have them work on a variety of devices powered by iOS and Android? You’ve come to the right place. Ideal for web designers and developers familiar with either these popular web tools or other frontend technologies, this book teaches you the principles of mobile interface design and shows you process for building and optimizing mobile applications. You’ll also learn how to build hybrid apps—web apps that have access to native device APIs—with PhoneGap. Pick up this book and join the mobile revolution.

Pro IOS and Android Apps for Business

With JQuery Mobile, Node.js, and MongoDB

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Author: Frank Zammetti

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 143026070X

Category: Computers

Page: 312

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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! What 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 Who this book is for Experienced web devs who need to get up to speed quickly in building iOS and Android apps for business. HTML/CSS/JavaScript experience highly recommended. Table of ContentsPart I: The Client Chapter 1 – Designing My Mobile Organizer Chapter 2 - Introducing jQuery and jQuery Mobile Chapter 3 - Writing the Application with jQuery Mobile, Part I Chapter 4 - Writing the Application with jQuery Mobile, Part II Part II: The Server Chapter 5 - Introducing node.js Chapter 6 - Introducing MongoDB Chapter 7 - Writing the Server with node.js and MongoDB, Part I Chapter 8 - Writing the Server with node.js and MongoDB, Part II Part III: Putting It All Together Chapter 9 - Introducing Phonegap Chapter 10 - The Final Build: Going Mobile With Phonegap

Pro Android Web Game Apps

Using HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript

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Author: Juriy Bura,Paul Coates

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430238194

Category: Computers

Page: 664

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Dive into game development and create great multiplayer online games with Pro Android Web Game Apps. This hands-on guide covers both the theory and practice of browser game development for the Android platform. You'll use cutting-edge technologies to make game engines in your browser, establish real-time server communication, and create amazing gaming experiences with artificial intelligence and rich media. Bring your knowledge of HTML and JavaScript to the next level with Pro Android Web Game Apps. You are guided through exciting projects that give you firsthand experience with core game app development concepts. You'll start with a blank HTML page, and by the end of the book, have the skills needed to create a multiplayer online game with rich graphics, sound, animation, and more—even if you have no previous games development or server-side experience. What you’ll learn How to set up your development environment, run applications, and debug and profile code How to work with graphics and animations in a browser How to optimize rendering and make your games run faster How to handle events and user inputBuild an isometric game engineLearn the basics of 3D programming and WebGL How to use JavaScript to create full-blown server-side support for your games How to enrich your games using artificial intelligence Who this book is for The book is intended for developers with some generic HTML and JavaScript background who want to boost their experience to the next level and learn how to utilize browsers to build attractive multiplayer games for Android platform. No previous games development or server-side knowledge is required. Table of Contents Preparing the Environment Graphics in the Browser: the Canvas Element Creating the First Game Animations and Sprites Event Handling and User Input Rendering Virtual Worlds Making an Isometric Engine 3D in a Browser Using WebGL Going Serverside Talking to the Server Making Multiplayer Games AI and Physics JavaScript Game Engines Building Native Applications Adding Sound App A: Debugging Web Applications

Beginning Android Web Apps Development

Develop for Android using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

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Author: Jon Westfall,Rocco Augusto,Grant Allen

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430239573

Category: Computers

Page: 284

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With Beginning Android Web Apps Development, you'll learn how to apply HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax and other Web standards for use on the Android mobile platform, by building a variety of fun and visually stimulating games and other web applications! If you've done some basic web development, and you want to build your skills to create exceptional web apps, you'll find everything you seek in the discussions and examples in this book. Each application you'll build in Beginning Android Web Application Development will show you solutions that you can apply to many of your own projects. Each example shares techniques and coding solutions that will inspire your own work. You'll learn how to tie your Android apps into Twitter through two apps that you'll build: Who's that Tweet?!, a quiz game based on celebrity accounts, and I Love Ham, a coding investigation into search phrases and rhyming. Your Android web app development skills will then proceed in another direction, as you discover the power of HTML5 in two game apps: Scavenger Hunt, which introduces you to the HTML5 GPS location API, and Spies!, a location-based application that shows you how to use CSS3, Ajax, and HTML5 within multi-player environments. You'll also create an Android web application which checks the arrival time of buses and light-rails through the use of Portland, Oregon's open Tri-Met data API! This app is a great template for other apps you may want to build in the future, and showcases the important techniques for incorporating cloud-based apps into web games. After reading Beginning Android Web Apps Development, you will have built real apps and developed along the way the skills you'll need to create highly interactive, professional web applications... and, your journey will be engaging and enjoyable! What you’ll learn Coding solutions that you can use time and again in your own Android web apps Key methods and techniques for contemporary Android web app development How to take full advantage of CSS3 in the mobile environment and how to handle a multitude of screen resolutions How to build feature-rich user interfaces with navigation, colors, and professional styling How to add audio and video for highly interactive sites How to optimize Ajax within your site How to access and use the HTML location API How to integrate JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks into your site Who this book is for For anyone starting out in Android web app development who wants to build feature-rich web apps that are optimized for the Android mobile platform. If you've got basic web development skills, you'll find the code samples and discussions in this book will take your techniques to a completely different level. Table of Contents 1. Harnessing the Power of Mobile Web 2. Twitter Application: Who's That Tweet? 3. Twitter Application: I Love Ham 4. Creating a Mobile Strategy and Structuring your Code 5. Handling Multiple Screen Resolutions with CSS 3 6. Handling Different Browser Platforms 7. Providing an Impressive User Experience with jQuery Mobile 8. Building Visually Rich Internet Applications 9. HTML5 Location-Based Applications 10. Using Cloud Services: A Transport Application 11. Pushing the Limits with Audio and Video 12. Ajax and Extreme User Interfaces 13. Packaging Your Applications

Pro Android Web Apps

Develop for Android using HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript

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Author: Damon Oehlman,Sbastien Blanc

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430232773

Category: Computers

Page: 392

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Developing applications for Android and other mobile devices using web technologies is now well within reach. When the capabilities of HTML5 are combined with CSS3 and JavaScript, web application developers have an opportunity to develop compelling mobile applications using familiar tools. Not only is it possible to build mobile web apps that feel as good as native apps, but to also write an application once and have it run a variety of different devices. While the HTML5 specification is still evolving, there is a lot that can be used right now to build mobile web apps. Mobile web apps are now starting to provide many of the features that were once only available to native-language-based apps in Java, Objective-C, etc. Pro Android Web Apps teaches developers already familiar with web application development, how to code and structure a web app for use on the Android mobile platform. Understand both the why and how of mobile web app development, focusing on the Android platform. Learn how to structure mobile web apps through a number of practical, real-world application examples. Discover what cloud platforms such as Google AppEngine have to offer Android web apps, for both hosting web apps and providing device to cloud data synchronization solutions. Get a real picture of the status of HTML5 on Android and other mobile devices, including some things to watch out for when building your own applications. Understand the capabilities of the web application stack, and how to complement those with native bridging frameworks such as PhoneGap to access native features of the device. Gain an understanding of the different UI frameworks that are available for building mobile web apps. Learn how to include mapping and leverage location-based services in mobile web apps to create engaging mobile experiences. Enable social integration with your Android web app and gain access to millions of potential users. After reading this book, you will not only have a greater understanding of the world of web apps on Android, but also how to leverage additional tools and frameworks to increase the reach of your mobile web apps. Additionally, through the practical samples in the book you will have been given solid exposure of where both the opportunities and challenges lie when building mobile apps the web way.

Beginning Mobile Application Development in the Cloud

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Author: Richard Rodger

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118203356

Category: Computers

Page: 552

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Learn how to build apps for mobile devices on Cloudplatforms The marketplace for apps is ever expanding, increasing thepotential to make money. With this guide, you'll learn how to buildcross-platform applications for mobile devices that are supportedby the power of Cloud-based services such as Amazon Web Services.An introduction to Cloud-based applications explains how to useHTML5 to create cross-platform mobile apps and then use Cloudservices to enhance those apps. You'll learn how to build yourfirst app with HTML5 and set it up in the Cloud, while alsodiscovering how to use jQuery to your advantage. Highlights the skills and knowledge you need to createsuccessful apps for mobile devices with HTML5 Takes you through the steps for building web applications forthe iPhone and Android Details how to enhance your app through faster launching, touchvs. click, storage capabilities, and a cache Looks at how best to use JSON, FourSquare, jQuery, AJAX, andmore Shares tips for creating hybrid apps that run natively If you're interested in having your application be one of the200,000+ apps featured in the iPhone store or the 50,000+ in theAndroid store, then you need this book.