Building Mobile Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Jonathan Stark (Jonathan Stark Consulting)
Mobile
Location: D139/140
Average rating: ****.
(4.54, 35 ratings)

It’s a fact: if you know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you already have the tools you need to develop your own native mobile apps for iPhone, Android, and more. In this session, you’ll learn how to use open source web technologies can be used to design and build apps for today’s most popular mobile devices.

Topics covered will include:

  • The pros and cons of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript vs native development
  • An overview of jQTouch (an open source jQuery extension)
  • An overview of PhoneGap (an open source development tool for mobile apps)
  • JavaScript API examples for hooking into core device features (accelerometer, camera, location, and more)
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Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark Consulting

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 is the author of “Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript,” 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.

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