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Learn HTML5 Mobile Application Development in just 24 one-hour online lessons
With this interactive online course — featuring step-by-step lessons, expert video instruction, live code editing, and interactive quizzes — you can quickly teach yourself to build rich, robust HTML5-based mobile apps that run on iOS or Android smartphones and tablets.
Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Web Development in 24 Hours has a straightforward, step-by-step approach that helps you master fundamental web development skills. And with this exclusive online Learning Lab edition of the book you can:
Three sample lessons are available for FREE online exactly as they appear in the full online Learning Lab — with complete video walkthroughs, code editing sandboxes, and interactive quizzes (HTML5 browser required). Try them out today!
This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach helps you master fundamental practical skills. Discover how to quickly build new mobile apps and upgrade older apps, provide cutting-edge media content, leverage advanced features ranging from geolocation to the semantic web, and even simplify complex back-end development.
Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a wide array of skills and a rock-solid foundation for real-world success:
About This Learning Lab: A Learning Lab is a self-paced online course that integrates text, graphics, video screencasts, live code editing sandboxes, and interactive quizzes into a complete tutorial. It is delivered online from a link that will be available on your InformIT Account page after purchase. Once purchased you can view the Learning Lab course in any web browser that supports HTML5, including the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer. Supported platforms are:
Three sample lessons (Hours 1, 2, and 3) are available for viewing online, exactly as they appear in the full Learning Lab with complete video walkthroughs and interactive quizzes (HTML5 browser required). Just click on a link below.
PART I: BUILDING WEB PAGES WITH THE OPEN WEB STANDARD
Hour 4: Detecting Mobile Devices and HTML5 Support
Hour 6: Building a Mobile Web Application
Hour 7: Upgrading a Site to HTML5
Hour 8: Converting Web Apps to Mobile
PART II: LEARNING HTML5 ESSENTIALS
Hour 9: Adding Meaning with HTML5 Sectioning and Semantic Elements
Hour 10: Drawing with the HTML5 Canvas Element
Hour 11: Fonts and Typography in HTML5
Hour 12: Audio and Video in HTML5
Hour 13: HTML5 Forms
Hour 14: Editing Content and User Interaction with HTML5
Hour 15: Microformats and Microdata
Hour 16: Working with HTML5 Drag-and-Drop Functionality
Hour 17: HTML5 Links
PART III: HTML5 FOR MOBILE AND WEB APPLICATIONS
Hour 18: Web Application APIs and Datasets
Hour 19: WebSockets, Web Workers, and Files
Hour 20: Offline Web Applications
Hour 21: Web Storage in HTML5
Hour 22: Controlling the Browser History with the History API
Hour 23: Adding Location Detection with Geolocation
Hour 24: Converting HTML5 Apps to Native Apps
PART IV: APPENDIXES
Appendix A: HTML Elements and Attributes
Appendix B: HTML5 and Mobile Application Resources