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1. The Computer of the Future Is in Your Hand. 2. Developing for Small Devices. 3. Best Practices for Small Device Programming. 4. Google Android: App Inventor. 5. Google Android: Motorola MOTODEV Studio. 6. Apple iOS. 7. Microsoft Windows Phone 7. 8. Web Applications. 9. Cross-Platform Development with PhoneGap. Appendix A: Installation and Setup.