Building Touch Interfaces with HTML5: Develop and Design Speed up your site and create amazing user experiences

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HTML5 is the ideal format for designing touch interfaces to meet the demands of the rapidly growing number of tablet and smartphone users. Building Touch Interfaces with HTML5: Develop and Design will show you how to create interfaces users love, whether you’ve never created anything for the mobile web or have been unsatisfied with your results. Rather than a simple how-to, this book walks you through the tools and concepts that make touch interfaces feel right. You’ll learn about the limitations and strengths of...

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Building Touch Interfaces with HTML5: Develop and Design Speed up your site and create amazing user experiences

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Overview

HTML5 is the ideal format for designing touch interfaces to meet the demands of the rapidly growing number of tablet and smartphone users. Building Touch Interfaces with HTML5: Develop and Design will show you how to create interfaces users love, whether you’ve never created anything for the mobile web or have been unsatisfied with your results. Rather than a simple how-to, this book walks you through the tools and concepts that make touch interfaces feel right. You’ll learn about the limitations and strengths of touch devices, new interface conventions, and how to use CSS, JavaScript, and HTML5 APIs.

This book includes:

  • Easy step-by-step instruction, ample illustrations, and clear examples
  • Real-world assignments to test your skills
  • Insight into best practices from a veteran user-interface developer
  • Emphasis on the skills you need to enter the exploding world of interface development using HTML5

Companion web page:
www.peachpit.com/touchinterfacedd

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321887658
  • Publisher: New Riders
  • Publication date: 3/8/2013
  • Series: Develop and Design Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 245
  • Sales rank: 1,373,269
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Woods is a Senior Front-end Engineer at Flickr. He has been developing user interfaces for the web since the end of the last century. He has worked at Yahoo! since 2006. Before Flickr he developed JavaScript platforms that supported the Yahoo! Home page and worked on the UI team at Yahoo! Personals. He's an expert with the full web stack, but his primary interest is making responsive user interfaces with web technologies. Stephen has spoken at SXSW & HTML5DevConf about touch interfaces, and been published in .net magazine.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Mobile Landscape
2. Creating a Simple Content Site
3. Speeding up the First Load
4. Speeding up the Next Visit
5. Using PJAX to Improve the Touch Experience
6. Taps vs Clicks: Basic Event Handling
7. CSS Transitions, Animations, and Transforms
8. Maximizing JavaScript Performance
9. The Basics of Gestures
10. Scrolling and Swiping
11. Pinching and Other Complex Gestures
Appendix A: Debugging Tools
Appendix B: Mobile Framworks
Appendix C: Building a Mobile Web Application
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