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Building Hybrid Mobile Applications with HTML5

by Jon Flanders

HTML5 can be used as the UI layer for building mobile applications.

What you'll learn

HTML5 is the cool new kid on the block for building Web Applications. People generally prefer native mobile apps over bookmarks in mobile browsers. Why not do both? In this course you’ll see how you can use a native mobile shell on the popular mobile platforms (iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7) to host an HTML5 application and how to interact with native APIs, handle offline mode, and deal with devices with different resolutions.

About the author

Although Jon spent the first few years of his professional life as an attorney, he quickly found chasing bits more interesting than chasing ambulances. He first worked at the University of Minnesota, building a financial reporting Web site using ASP and SQL Server, specializing in automatic integration between multiple data stores. Since joining the training industry in 1999, Jon has devoted his time to working on various projects while migrating from the world of ASP and COM to the world of .NE... more

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