Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices by Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos, Max Wheeler

By Earle Castledine, Myles Eftos, Max Wheeler

Construct cellular web pages and Apps for clever units is a realistic consultant for front-end net designers and builders. You’ll find a enjoyable and clean method of cellular website design and improvement, with huge, immense scope for chance. cellular internet improvement is altering quickly, with a better emphasis on smooth touch-screen smartphones. via following the recommendation during this booklet, you will be convinced you’re studying the abilities you want to utilize this new know-how. You’ll learn the way to:Design powerful interfaces for contemporary units Use HTML5 and CSS3 to construct quickly, responsive layouts that glance nice on each machine Use JavaScript to create a local believe with transitions, contact and swipe occasions, animations, and extra Introduces PhoneGap and exhibits readers how you can upload local functionally to their internet app comfortably Leverage APIs to use integrated machine performance Use PhoneGap to show your internet app right into a local app for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and different platforms—and promote it on-line and plenty more...

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19. It gives us a sense of which colors work best together, and which ones clash. With the colors we’ve chosen, notice that even though they’re completely flat, the darker red gives the impression of sitting behind the bright red. We can use this natural depth to our advantage, giving an implied structure to our interface without resorting to over-the-top effects. Touchable Interfaces Touchscreen devices let users interact directly and physically with an interface, so we want to build a design that feels touchable.

9 Alas, StarTrackr is made up, so before you get too excited, you’ll have to find an alternative means for your celebrityspotting needs. Chapter 2 Design for Mobile Before we leap into designing our application, we’ll look at some fundamental things to consider when crafting an interface for a mobile-centric app. It’s easy to jump headfirst into creating the look and feel for an application. That’s the fun part, right? The problem is that design doesn’t start with Photoshop. First and foremost, it’s about communication.

So what are our 34 Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices options? Placing the tab bar at the base of the viewport would mean placing it directly above the browser controls. 15. 15. Placing the tab bar at the top makes more sense This improved placement has the added advantage of fitting the expectations of Android users, since tabs on that platform are generally at the top anyway. If we roll the tab bar out to each of the screens we’ve looked at already, we can see our application is starting to take shape.

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