Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android

Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android

by Gavin Williams
     
 

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Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android teaches the essential HTML5 and JavaScript skills you need to make great apps for the Android platform and browser.

This book guides you through the creation of a mobile web app. You'll put the HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript skills you learn into practice, giving you invaluable first-hand experience that will serve

Overview

Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android teaches the essential HTML5 and JavaScript skills you need to make great apps for the Android platform and browser.

This book guides you through the creation of a mobile web app. You'll put the HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript skills you learn into practice, giving you invaluable first-hand experience that will serve you well as you go on to develop your own web apps for Android smartphones and tablets.

Throughout this book, you will learn new skills and bring these altogether to create a web app that runs on the Android platform as well as other mobile platforms.

What you’ll learn

Android 4.0 compliant, this book shows you how to:

  • How to build a HTML5 and JavaScript-based mobile Web app that runs on Android devices and browsers
  • What is HTML5 and how to best use it for your presentation tier in your Web app
  • What is CSS3 and how to best employ it for a richer presentation tier in your Web app
  • What is JavaScript and how to best use for any needed logic in your web app
  • How to make use of some of the HTML API’s such as Canvas, Video and Audio for mobile to create a richer experience for users
  • How to build a Web app, case by case, tier by tier, for your Android devices and for your prospective audience



    Who this book is for

    This book is for Android and web developers needing to learn the mobile web skills needed to build reactive, dynamic and fun HTML5 and JavaScript-based Web Apps that run on Android devices and its browsers.

    Table of Contents

    1. Introduction and Shopping list

    2. Learn Your First Web App for Android

    3. Learn HTML5

    4. Create using HTML5 Workshop (Web app case study part I)

    5. Learn CSS3

    6. Create and Refine using CSS3 (Web app case study part II)

    7. Learn JavaScript

    8. Create using JavaScript (Web app case study part III)

    9. Testing and Deploying Your First Web App

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781430243472
    Publisher:
    Apress
    Publication date:
    07/31/2012
    Edition description:
    2012
    Pages:
    386
    Product dimensions:
    7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

    Meet the Author

    Gavin Williams is a software engineer and is the Technical Director/Founder of Fishrod Interactive. He has been in the web industry as a front end, back end and iOS developer for several years and has worked for companies and agencies such as Prime Business Web, Avante Garde Associates, Agency.com, Dare Digital, Proximity London, Channel 4 and British Sky Broadcasting. He is also a proud owner of a British Interactive Media Award for his work on controlling remote control cars over WiFi from the iPhone, iPad and Mac.

    Gavin Williams started his career at the age of 14 creating content management systems in PHP as a freelance developer whilst still at school. He grasped Front end Development by the horns whilst at Agency.com and Channel 4 working for clients such as IKEA, British Airways, Channel 5 and BT.

    He later went onto Bournemouth University to study Interactive Media Production to learn the theoretical side of design, development and narratives through technology.

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