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The ultimate guide to WebKit from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers

As the default browser for both iPhone and Android, WebKit has become a major player in the mobile arena, offering a wider array of HTML5 and CSS3 support than any other major engine. Written by expert author Jon Raasch, this essential book teaches you how to use WebKit to make web sites more engaging, faster, and more visually appealing. You'll explore the variety of unique ...

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Smashing WebKit

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Overview

The ultimate guide to WebKit from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers

As the default browser for both iPhone and Android, WebKit has become a major player in the mobile arena, offering a wider array of HTML5 and CSS3 support than any other major engine. Written by expert author Jon Raasch, this essential book teaches you how to use WebKit to make web sites more engaging, faster, and more visually appealing. You'll explore the variety of unique interface options that WebKit offers as you quickly discover how to create a unique web experience that provides functionality and entertainment.

Packed with best practices, real-world examples, and invaluable advice, this must-have guide explores WebKit's capabilities, recommended techniques, and tips for improving an existing web site. Plus, whenever possible, cross-browser support is discussed for WebKit solutions as well as a wide variety of advanced presentation and interactivity options.

  • Gets you started with WebKit and shows you how to maximize HTML5 and CSS3 features in WebKit
  • Addresses ways to optimize your web site for mobile devices and enhance the mobile user experience
  • Features numerous examples, tips, techniques, and advice for getting the most out of WebKit

This book escorts you through a myriad of ways that WebKit can set your web site apart from the competition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781119950691
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/14/2011
  • Series: Smashing Magazine Book Series , #29
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,184,865
  • File size: 13 MB
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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 1

PART I: INTRODUCING WEBKIT 5

Chapter 1: What Is WebKit? 7

Chapter 2: Getting Started With WebKit Development 13

PART II: CSS3 SUPPORT IN WEBKIT 29

Chapter 3: Advanced Styling with CSS3 31

Chapter 4: Improved Selection with CSS3 65

Chapter 5: CROSS-BROWSER SUPPORT FOR CSS3 83

PART III: HTML5 SUPPORT IN WEBKIT 109

Chapter 6: HTML5 Media Tags 111

Chapter 7: Th e Canvas Element 133

Chapter 8: HTML5 Forms 193

Chapter 9: Scalable Vector Graphics 213

PART IV: MOBILE WEBKIT 229

Chapter 10: Developing for iOS and Android 231

Chapter 11: Building a Web App Th at Feels Like a Native iOS or Android App 265

PART V: ADVANCED WEBKIT 307

Chapter 12: WebKit Performance 309

Chapter 13: Th e Future of WebKit 337

INDEX 345

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