Professional Mobile Application Development

Professional Mobile Application Development
  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (September 4, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118203909
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118203903
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Professional Mobile Application Development

Creating applications for the myriad versions and varieties of mobile phone platforms on the market can be daunting to even the most seasoned developer. This authoritative guide is written in such as way that it takes your existing skills and experience and uses that background as a solid foundation for developing applications that cross over between platforms, thereby freeing you from having to learn a new platform from scratch each time. Concise explanations walk you through the tools and patterns for developing for all the mobile platforms while detailed steps walk you through setting up your development environment for each platform.

Create amazing apps for all major smartphone platforms

It can be tricky developing for all mobile platforms and there are a lot of traps along the way. This guide helps you navigate around the roadblocks, providing you with the steps to set up your development environment and the tools and patterns to build your mobile app. It also arms you with strategies to best leverage your code base to support the wide variety of platforms. From simple HTML-based web apps to complex examples using Appcelerator or PhoneGap, you’ll find everything you need to dive in and create the coolest apps available.

  • Covers all the major options from native development to web application development
  • Discusses major third party platform development acceleration tools, such as Appcelerator and PhoneGap
  • Zeroes in on topics such as developing applications for Android, IOS, Windows Phone 7, and Blackberry

Professional Mobile Application Development shows you how to best exploit the growth in mobile platforms, with a minimum of hassle.

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Create amazing apps for all major smartphone platforms

It can be tricky developing for all mobile platforms and there are a lot of traps along the way. This guide helps you navigate around the roadblocks, providing you with the steps to set up your development environment and the tools and patterns to build your mobile app. It also arms you with strategies to best leverage your code base to support the wide variety of platforms. From simple HTML-based web apps to complex examples using Appcelerator or PhoneGap, you’ll find everything you need to dive in and create the coolest apps available.

Professional Mobile Application Development:

  • Shows you how to create consumable web services for mobile devices
  • Walks you through the design and development of mobile user interfaces
  • Uncovers what you need to get started coding mobile websites
  • Gives you the tools to start developing apps on Android™ iOS, Windows® Phone 7, and BlackBerry® devices
  • Describes how to use the leading software to build more robust apps in a shorter time
  • Explains how to set standards and offers guidelines for development teams

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Create applications for all major smartphone platforms

Creating applications for the myriad versions and varieties of mobile phone platforms on the market can be daunting to even the most seasoned developer. This authoritative guide is written in such as way that it takes your existing skills and experience and uses that background as a solid foundation for developing applications that cross over between platforms, thereby freeing you from having to learn a new platform from scratch each time. Concise explanations walk you through the tools and patterns for developing for all the mobile platforms while detailed steps walk you through setting up your development environment for each platform.

  • Covers all the major options from native development to web application development
  • Discusses major third party platform development acceleration tools, such as Appcelerator and PhoneGap
  • Zeroes in on topics such as developing applications for Android, IOS, Windows Phone 7, and Blackberry

Professional Mobile Application Development shows you how to best exploit the growth in mobile platforms, with a minimum of hassle.

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