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

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

by Stephen Woods
 

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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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321887658
Publisher:
New Riders
Publication date:
03/08/2013
Series:
Develop and Design Series
Pages:
245
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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