Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, 2nd Edition (Jonathan Stark, et al)

 
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Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, 2nd Edition (Jonathan Stark, et al)

It is true that you already possess the resources necessary to create Android applications if you are familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This practical manual's second edition, which has been updated for HTML5, teaches you how to use open source web standards to create apps that can be customized for any Android device.

You'll discover how to develop an Android-friendly web application on the platform of your choosing, then use the free PhoneGap framework to turn it into a native Android application. Learn why device-independent mobile apps are the future, and start creating apps that offer more adaptability and a wider audience.

  • 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

Ebook Details

About the Authors
  • The Wall Street Journal referred to mobile and web application consultant Jonathan Stark as "an authority on publishing desktop data to the web." He is a tech editor for the magazine php|architect and Advisor, the author of two books on web application programming, and a frequent media source for articles on the internet and mobile lifestyle trends.
  • Editor for O'Reilly, hacker, and co-founder of Providence Geeks and the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire is Brian Jepson. In addition, he serves AS220, a Providence, Rhode Island-based nonprofit arts institution, as a volunteer system administrator and all-around geek. 
Published
Published Date / Year
2 edition (January 30, 2012)
Hardcover
176 pages
eBook Format
Online
ISBN-10
1449316417
ISBN-13
978-1449316419

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