Building Iphone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Making App Store Apps Without Objective-C or Cocoa

ISBN-10: 0596805780

ISBN-13: 9780596805784

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jonathan Stark

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List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/29/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Jonathan Stark is a mobile and web application consultant who the Wall Street Journal has called an expert on publishing desktop data to the web. He has written two books on web application programming, is a tech editor for both php:architect and Advisor magazines, and has been quoted in the media on internet and mobile lifestyle trends. Jonathan began his programming career more than 20 years ago on a Tandy TRS-80 and still thinks Zork was a sweet game.

Getting Started
Web Apps Versus Native Apps?
What Is a Web App?
What Is a Native App?
Pros and Cons
Which Approach Is Right for You?
Web Programming Crash Course
Intro to HTML
Intro to CSS
Intro to JavaScript
Basic iPhone Styling
First Steps
Preparing a Separate iPhone Stylesheet
Controlling the Page Scaling
Adding the iPhone CSS
Adding the iPhone Look and Feel
Adding Basic Behavior with jQuery
What You've Learned
Advanced iPhone Styling
Adding a Touch of Ajax
Traffic Cop
Simple Bells and Whistles
Roll Your Own Back Button
Adding an Icon to the Home Screen
Full Screen Mode
Changing the Status Bar
Providing a Custom Startup Graphic
What You've Learned
With a Little Help from Our Friend
Sliding Home
Adding the Dates Panel
Adding the Date Panel
Adding the New Entry Panel
Adding the Settings Panel
Putting It All Together
Customizing jQ Touch
What You've Learned
Client-Side Data Storage
localStorage and sessionStorage
Saving User Settings to localStorage
Saving the Selected Date to sessionStorage
Client-Side Database
Creating a Database
Inserting Rows
Selecting Rows and Handling Result Sets
Deleting Rows
What You've Learned
Going Offline
The Basics of the Offline Application Cache
Online Whitelist and Fallback Options
Creating a Dynamic Manifest File
The JavaScript Console
The Application Cache Database
What You've Learned
Going Native
Intro to PhoneGap
Using the Screen's Full Height
Customizing the Title and Icon
Creating a Startup Screen
Installing Your App on the iPhone
Controlling the iPhone with JavaScript
Beep, Vibrate, and Alert
What You've Learned
Submitting Your App to iTunes
Creating an iPhone Distribution Provisioning Profile
Installing the iPhone Distribution Provisioning Profile
Renaming the Project
Prepare the Application Binary
Submit Your App
While You Wait
Further Reading
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