Beginning Mobile Application Development in the Cloud
By Richard Rodger
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Released: October 2011
Pages: 528

Learn to build mobile apps on the major cloud platforms

Serving as a practical guide for building mobile apps and cloud services, this book is essential reading for web developers eager to create cross-platform applications for mobile devices that are supported by the power of cloud-based services such as Amazon Web Services. Author Richard Rodger walks you through building your first app with HTML5, setting it up in the cloud, and working with cloud databases. Packed with examples that show you how to build complete apps, this book elevates your already-existing skills while also acting as a stepping stone for making the leap into mobile and cloud development.

Beginning Mobile Application Development in the Cloud:

  • Demonstrates how to get the right look and feel for your mobile apps

  • Highlights ways to enhance the user experience

  • Addresses app caching, touch events, and data storage

  • Details ways to create hybrid apps that run natively

  • Looks at how best to use JSON, REST, Oauth, jQuery, AJAX, and more

  • Shares insight as to how the Apple App Store and the Android Marketplace work

  • Offers advice for marketing, advertising, and selling your apps

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

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