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Mobile Design and Development: Practical Concepts and Techniques for Creating Mobile Sites and Web Apps

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Mobile devices outnumber desktop and laptop computers three to one worldwide, yet little information is available for designing and developing mobile applications. Mobile Design and Development fills that void with practical guidelines, standards, techniques, and best practices for building mobile products from start to finish. With this book, you'll learn basic design and ...more
Paperback, 311 pages
Published August 31st 2009 by O'Reilly Media (first published August 14th 2009)
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Darin Stewart
Dec 09, 2010 rated it really liked it
a good introduction to issues surrounding the mobile web, but just a starting point.
Alessandro Pellizzari
Aug 11, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: e, handbook, web, javascript
I primi 4 capitoli mi hanno fatto dubitare di voler continuare a leggere. Sono praticamente solo storia e propaganda della programmazione su dispositivi mobili.
Fortunatamente dal capitolo 5, e ancora più dal 7, si entra nel vivo, con consigli utili e tecniche valide.

"Purtroppo" il libro è stato pubblicato qualche anno fa, e scritto ancora prima, quindi si dedica forse troppo a trattare anche featurephone con browser d'anteguerra, tralasciando l'approfondimento di tecniche migliori di media query
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Íris Jacomino
Oct 07, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great guide for who is interested in developing mobile / tablet applications. It starts from the mobile story, go thought clues for information architecture for this media and explores the mobile 2.0 experience.

And this month the wired cover says the internet is dead. I definitely recommend this book for an easy understanding of the medias today.
Shawna
Oct 14, 2009 rated it liked it
meh, it's fine for what it is. But if you already know stuff about mobile design it's not really worth getting. It seems to be an introduction for people that don't know anything about mobile design, and don't know all that much about design in general.
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