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Mobile Web Development.

Author: Nirav Mehta
Publisher: Birmingham : Packt Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Building mobile websites, SMS and MMS messaging, mobile payments, and automated voice call systems with XHTML MP, WCSS, and mobile AJAX.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mehta, Nirav.
Mobile Web Development.
Birmingham : Packt Publishing, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nirav Mehta
ISBN: 9781847193445 1847193447
OCLC Number: 797916424
Notes: OK, So How do I Adapt?
Description: 1 online resource (388 pages)
Contents: Mobile Web Development; Mobile Web Development; Credits; About the Author; About the Reviewer; Preface; What This Book Covers; What You Need for This Book; Conventions; Reader Feedback; Customer Support; Downloading the Example Code for the Book; Errata; Questions; 1. Getting Mobile; What is Mobile Web?; Mobile Web Integration is Connecting the Two!; The First Step-Understanding Mobile Devices; Mobile Phones; PDAs; Other Devices; Mobile Data Usage is Exploding; Mobile Usage Around the World is Not the Same; Mobiles and Desktops; People Use Their Mobiles Differently Than Their Desktops. How Would You Do This Using Your Mobile?It's Not All Rosy-Mobile Devices have Limitations; Advantages of Mobile Web; But There are Many Ways to Do Mobile Web Development!; What About WAP?; Bringing Order with Standards and Guidelines; Adaptation is Better, but LCD is Easier; Summary; 2. Starting Your Mobile Site; Pizza On The Run and the Mobile Web; Different Options for Going Mobile; Do Nothing; When to Use This Approach; When to Avoid This Approach; Remove Formatting; When to Use This Approach; When to Avoid This Approach; CSS-Based Design; ; Wireless CSS; When to Use This Approach. When to Avoid This ApproachMobile Site; When to Use This Approach; When to Avoid This Approach; Mobile Navigation and Information Architecture; Step-By-Step: Planning the Structure of Your Mobile Site; Handy Tips in Structuring Your Mobile Site; Setting Up the Development Environment; Hosting Your Mobile Site is Trivial; POTR Mobile Homepage; Making a Call is as Simple as Email; Understanding the Homepage; Document Structure; Fundamentals of XHTML MP; Before Writing Further Code, Let's Learn Some Grammar; ; XHTML Documents Must be Well Formed; Tags Must be Closed! Elements Must be Properly NestedElements and Attributes Must be in Lowercase; Attribute Values Must be Enclosed within Quotes; Attributes Cannot be Minimized; XHTML Entities Must be Handled Properly; Most Common HTML Elements are Supported; XHTML MP Does Not Support Many WML Features; Summary; 3. Building Pizza On The Run; Luigi's Pizza On The Run; Designing Layouts for the Mobile Web; Mobile Screen Sizes; Colors, Images, Page Sizes, and More; To Mobile or Not to Mobile?; Web Layouts Don't Work on Mobile Devices; Using Wireless CSS as the Silver Bullet, Almost! Creating the Database and Code Architecture for POTRClasses for POTR; Database Schema; Coding Framework; Redoing the POTR Homepage; Form Elements Don't Look the Same Across Browsers; Form Processing Does not Change!; Handling Sessions and User Login; Taking Orders; Constraining User Input with WCSS; Single-Step Registration and Order Placement on POTR; Special Effects with CSS; Luigi's Pizza On The Run is Live!; Summary; 4. Adapting to User Devices; What is Adaptation?; Do I Need Adaptation?; Can't I just Use Common Capabilities and Ignore the Rest?; How to Determine the LCD?

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Building mobile websites, SMS and MMS messaging, mobile payments, and automated voice call systems with XHTML MP, WCSS, and mobile AJAX.

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