Beginning PhoneGap

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (December 13, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 111815665X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118156650

eBook Description:

Beginning PhoneGap

PhoneGap is an open source solution, ideal for web developers wanting to build cross-platform mobile apps without having to learn a new language. Using HTML, CSS, and Javascript, PhoneGap allows you to jump into the mobile world and develop apps for iPhone, Android, and the BlackBerry.

  • Walks you through installing the development software
  • Covers the basics of each of PhoneGap’s functional units
  • Introduces various projects you can build with the framework
  • Discusses using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Explores the features accelerameter and compass
  • Examines media, storage and files, camera, contacts, geolocation, and more

Beginning PhoneGap: Create cross-platform mobile apps without having to learn a new language!

Are you a web developer eager to move into the mobile space, but don’t have the time to learn a new language? Then PhoneGap is what you’ve been waiting for. PhoneGap is a free and open source framework that allows you to create cross-platform applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Beginning PhoneGap shows you how to make it happen. After a brief review on installing and configuring PhoneGap, you quickly dive into using PhoneGap to build iOS, Android, and Blackberry applications. Each chapter provides an in-depth view of different components, and lets you master each through exercises before moving on to the next piece. By the end of the book, you’ll be ready to create your own mobile applications.

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Professional SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Solutions

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (November 22, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118076575
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118076576

eBook Description:

Professional SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Solutions

If you want to be part of the next major shift in the IT industry, you’ll want this book. Melding two of the hottest trends in the industry the widespread popularity of the SharePoint collaboration platform and the rapid rise of cloud computing this practical guide shows developers how to extend their SharePoint solutions with the cloud’s almost limitless capabilities. See how to get started, discover smart ways to leverage cloud data and services through Azure, start incorporating Twitter or LinkedIn into your solutions, find the best ways to secure everything, and much more.

  • Shows developers how to use Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to create scalable, cloud-based solutions
  • Melds the hottest new trend in the industry developing, hosting, managing, or storing code in the cloud with what SharePoint developers need to know to weave these technologies into their solutions
  • Provides developer patterns, real-world examples, and invaluable walkthroughs
  • Topics include SQL Azure for data management and BI, building an Azure-based corporate tax service, connecting Linked In and SharePoint profile data, creating a filterable Twitter dashboard, leveraging Bing Maps Geo services, maintaining security, and more

An authoritative guide to extending SharePoint’s power with cloud-based services

Professional SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Solutions: SharePoint developers, discover exciting new ways to extend SharePoint’s functionality with this practical and content-rich guide.

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The Art of the App Store: The Business of Apple Development

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (December 20, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470952784
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470952788

eBook Description:

The Art of the App Store: The Business of Apple Development

It takes more than a great idea to succeed at iPhone and iPad app development. This indispensible guide provides an in-depth look into the perils and potential of the iPhone and iPad app landscape. The Art of the App Store: The Business of Apple Development presents tried and tested methods for competitive research, findingyour niche, understanding customer expectations, setting goals and milestones, and managing app development from concept to post-launch. You will find guidelines for developing and pricing your app using the most up-to-date trends, a plan for viral marketing using social networks, metric tracking, taking advantage of feedback, and much more.

A unique behind-the-scenes look at what makes an application succeed in the App Store

With this invaluable book, Tyson McCann offers a non-technical look at all aspects of the iPhone application development landscape and gets to the core of what makes a popular and profitable application. From knowing your customer to to launching a successful app, and everything in between, this must-have guide navigates such topics as developing a concept, analyzing the competition, considerations before the launch, marketing, building a community, and maintaining market share… to name a few.

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Android Development with Flash: Your visual blueprint for developing mobile apps

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Visual; 1st edition (October 12, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470904321
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470904329

eBook Description:

The visual guide to developing for one of the world’s hottest new mobile platforms, the Android OS

The Android operating system works on phones that combine a camera, Web browser, e-mail, GPS, and mapping tool into a single accessible pocket-sized unit, and can function on computers, as well. Aimed at visual learners and packed with hundreds of screen shots, this guide brings Flash developers up to speed on the necessary factors to take into account when developing for this touch-based, mobile platform. Experienced Flash developer Julian Dolce escorts you through the process of creating applications for the Android OS using the Flash CS5 development platform and informs you of best practices to try as well as common pitfalls to avoid.

  • Guides you step by step through the process of creating applications for the Android OS using Flash CS5
  • Explores the capabilities and limitations of developing apps for the Android OS
  • Points out common pitfalls and teaches you best practices
  • Features hundreds of screen shots to assist with visual learning

Android Development with Flash: Your visual blueprint for developing mobile apps

Android Development with Flash: Your visual blueprint for developing mobile apps gets you on your way to developing apps for Android… in a flash!

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iOS Development with Flash: Your visual blueprint for developing Apple apps

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Visual; 1st edition (December 21, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470622040
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470622049

eBook Description:

Use your Flash skills to create popular apps for Apple products

The new version of Flash allows you to export your developed applications as iOS apps, which can then be uploaded to Apple s app store. Written by an expert Flash and iOS developer, this visual guide takes your Flash skills to the next level so that you can begin developing applications for Apple s unique platform. Loads of screen shots enhance your learning process as you go step by step through the process of creating apps that rate well in the app store. You ll quickly get up to speed on the special considerations of developing for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

  • Takes you visually through the process of creating apps designed for Apple s unique platform using the latest version of Flash
  • Points out pitfalls and shares best practices for using Flash to develop for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
  • Offers tips for developing applications that rate well in Apple s app store
  • Uses approximately 2,000 screen shots to drill home the step-by-step lessons on using Flash to develop mobile apps

iOS Development with Flash: Your visual blueprint for developing Apple apps

If you are a visual learner, then iOS Development with Flash: Your visual blueprint for developing Apple apps is essential reading for you to start creating successful Apple apps.

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