Beginning Android Web Apps Development: Develop for Android by Grant Allen, Jon Westfall, Rocco Augusto

By Grant Allen, Jon Westfall, Rocco Augusto

With Beginning Android net Apps Development, you'll how one can observe HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax and different net criteria to be used at the Android cellular platform, by way of construction numerous enjoyable and visually stimulating video games and different net purposes! If you've performed a few uncomplicated net improvement, and you are looking to construct your abilities to create exceptional web apps, you'll find everything you search within the discussions and examples during this book. 

every one software you'll construct in Beginning Android net software Development will express you options so that you can follow to lots of your personal initiatives. every one instance stocks ideas and coding strategies that may encourage your personal paintings.

You'll the way to tie your Android apps into Twitter via apps that you'll construct: Who's that Tweet?!, a quiz video game in response to star bills, and that i Love Ham, a coding research into seek words and rhyming. 

Your Android internet app improvement abilities will then continue in one other path, as you find the facility of HTML5 in video game apps: Scavenger Hunt, which introduces you to the HTML5 GPS position API, and Spies!, a location-based application that exhibits you how to use CSS3, Ajax, and HTML5 inside of multi-player environments.

You'll additionally create an Android internet program which tests the coming time of buses and light-rails by utilizing Portland, Oregon's open Tri-Met info API! This app is a brilliant template for different apps it's your decision to construct sooner or later, and showcases the real recommendations for incorporating cloud-based apps into internet games.

After studying Beginning Android net Apps Development, you've equipped genuine apps and constructed alongside the best way the abilities you'll have to create hugely interactive, expert internet applications... and, your trip could be attractive and relaxing!
What you’ll learn
* Coding ideas so you might use many times on your personal Android internet apps
* Key equipment and strategies for modern Android net app improvement
* how you can take complete benefit of CSS3 within the cellular surroundings and how to deal with a large number of monitor resolutions
* the best way to construct feature-rich person interfaces with navigation, colours, styling
* the right way to upload audio and video for highly interactive websites
* how one can optimize Ajax inside of your website
* the way to entry and use the HTML situation API 
* how you can combine JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks into your website

Who this e-book is for
For somebody beginning out in Android internet app improvement who desires to construct feature-rich net apps which are optimized for the Android cellular platform. If you've acquired uncomplicated internet development skills, you'll locate the code samples and discussions during this publication will take your suggestions to a totally various point.

Table of Contents
1. Harnessing the facility of cellular Web
2. Twitter software: Who's That Tweet?
three. Twitter program: i admire Ham
four. making a cellular method and Structuring your Code
five. dealing with a number of display Resolutions with CSS 3
6. dealing with diversified Browser systems
7. supplying a magnificent consumer event with jQuery Mobile
eight. development Visually wealthy web Applications
nine. HTML5 Location-Based Applications
10. utilizing Cloud Services: A shipping Application
eleven. Pushing the boundaries with Audio and Video
12. Ajax and severe person Interfaces
thirteen. Packaging Your purposes

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We will also assign the click event to all list items that will be written to the page so they end up working like buttons. Once a user clicks a list item, the application will replace the defaultIcon with the correct avatar from the user that posted the Tweet, update the score if the user chooses correctly, and assign the gameover class to the game, which will then tell the application to start a new round if the screen is tapped again. Listing 2–8. Who’s That Tweet? attr('rel'); CHAPTER 1: Twitter Applications: Who's That Tweet?

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This step can be grouped under the idea of structuring your application, which we’ll discuss next. Structuring Your Application In this section, we’re going to talk about the process of designing your application from the ground up. This takes the form of three steps, a wireframing or mockup stage, a graphical designing phase, and a code structuring stage. Let’s start by talking about design. Wireframing / Mockup It can be very tempting to have an idea, and then immediately begin coding it up without thinking about how the end product is going to look.

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