In this video, Max Firtman explains the technology central to mobile web development: the webview. He identifies the webviews available today and shows you how to properly configure them for optimal performance and security. You’ll explore the differences between UIWebView and WKWebView on iOS, compare Android webviews, examine available third party tools, learn how to use an embedded webview, and practice debugging techniques. “Mastering Webviews” is part of Firtman’s Mobile Web App Development Video Learning Path. It will be especially useful to developers already familiar with Android Java development, Android Studio, iOS Xcode or iOS Swift.
Review the webviews available on the Android and iOS platforms
Learn which webview APIs are supported by the Android and iOS platforms
Learn how to set the basic webviews on Android and iOS for local and remote content
Use WebView on Android and WKWebView on iOS to customize storage, gestures, and the UI
Use WebView on Android and WKWebView on iOS to create a native-web bridge
Embed a webview using Project Crosswalk for Android
Debug webview content using emulators and Remote Inspectors
Practice techniques for managing webview performance issues and security concerns
Maximiliano Firtman, founder of ITMaster Professional Training, is a mobile+web developer, trainer, speaker, writer, and Adobe Community Champion.
Max Firtman is a mobile+web developer, trainer, speaker and writer. He is Adobe Community Champion and founder of ITMaster Professional Training. He wrote many books, including "Programming the Mobile Web" and "jQuery Mobile: Up and Running" published by O'Reilly Media.
He has a blog about mobile web development at www.mobilexweb.com and he maintains the website www.mobilehtml5.org.
He is a frequent speaker at conferences, including QCon, OSCON, Breaking Development, Velocity Conference, Fluent, Google Developer Day, Nokia Developer Days, Campus Party Europe and many other events around the world.
He has received different recognitions, including Nokia Developer Champion yearly since 2006; Adobe Community Champion in 2011, and a Google recognition for being one of the most innovative mobile developers.