Beginning iOS Application Development with HTML and JavaScript
By Richard Wagner
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: January 2012
Pages: 480

Transfer your existing skills to the iOS platform

Are you already proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ajaxand eager to create apps that can be rapidly deployed across mobiledevices—but you don't want to have to learn a whole newtechnology in order to do so? Then this is the book for you.Written by an experienced web designer and developer, this helpfulguide enables you to use what you already know and gets you up tospeed quickly with applying your existing skills to the mobileplatform so that you can start developing apps for the iPhone, iPodtouch, and iPad today. After an introduction to iOS developmentusing web technologies, the book then explains how to work withcore technologies, enable and optimize websites for the iPhone andiPad, style with CSS, program the interface, and, ultimately,submit your apps to the App Store.

Beginning iOS Application Development with HTML andJavaScript:

  • Zeroes in on handling touch interactions, detecting anorientation change, and changing a style sheet when orientationchanges

  • Explores animation, special effects, gradients, shadows andreflections, masks, and more

  • Demonstrates how to interact with native iPhone services

  • Addresses programming the canvas, building with web appframeworks, handling bandwidth and performance optimizations, anddebugging and deploying

  • Shows how you can use PhoneGap to create a native iOS app

  • Highlights comparing the strengths of web apps and nativeapps

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

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