Beginning Android Web Apps Development [E-book] | IamMitul

By on July 29, 2012
Beginning Android Web Apps Development

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.

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.

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
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

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

Harnessing the Power of Mobile Web
Twitter Application: Who’s That Tweet?
Twitter Application: I Love Ham
Creating a Mobile Strategy and Structuring your Code
Handling Multiple Screen Resolutions with CSS 3
Handling Different Browser Platforms
Providing an Impressive User Experience with jQuery Mobile
Building Visually Rich Internet Applications
HTML5 Location-Based Applications
Using Cloud Services: A Transport Application
Pushing the Limits with Audio and Video
Ajax and Extreme User Interfaces
Packaging Your Applications



About Mitul Narula

Mitul Narula is a Student, blogger, and Web Designer. Connect With him on Twitter | Facebook| Google+

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