Description of the book
You will learn how to create an Android compatible web app on the platform of your choice and then convert it to a native Android app with the free PhoneGap framework. Find out why device-independent mobile apps are the wave of the future and start building apps that offer greater flexibility and wider reach.
Learn the basics of making a web page beautiful in the Android web browser
Turn a website into a web app, complete with progress indicators and more
Add animations with jQTouch to make your web app look like a native Android app
Leverage client-side data storage with apps that work even when the Android device is offline
Use PhoneGap to access advanced Android features, including accelerometer, geolocation and alerts.
Test and debug your app on the web under load with real users, then submit the finished product to the Android Market
Jonathan Stark is a web and mobile application consultant who the Wall Street Journal has called “an expert in publishing desktop data on the web.” He has written two books on web application programming, is a technology editor for php | architect and Advisor magazines, and has been quoted in the media on internet and mobile lifestyle trends. Jonathan started his programming career over 20 years ago with a Tandy TRS-80 and still thinks Zork is a great game.
Author(s): Jonathan Stark, Brian Jepson
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Year: 2012