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This course surveys the core principles and techniques essential to building web sites for mobile devices. Author Joe Marini introduces the mobile context, sheds light on its unique coding requirements, and discusses interface design techniques that enhance existing sites for mobile viewing. The course shows how to approach designing for mobile form factors such as smaller screens and finger-based interaction, along with how to incorporate CSS3 and HTML5 capabilities, such as geolocation, local storage, and media queries.
Hi! I am Joe Marini, and I would like to welcome you to Mobile Web Design and Development Fundamentals. In this course, I'll show you how to build compelling, easy-to-use web sites that are optimized for today's mobile devices. I'll start by identifying the differences between the mobile context and the desktop context and how those differences should influence web design decisions. I'll talk about coding and interface design techniques for building web sites that work well on today's and tomorrow's mobile web browsers. I'll show you how to use some of the latest features of HTML5 and CSS3, such as geolocation, local storage, and media queries to build a modern mobile web experience.
Finally, I'll finish with a practical example, taking an existing web site and making it work well on mobile devices. I hope you're ready to get started building web sites optimized for Windows Phone, Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Opera Mobile, and more, with Mobile Web Design and Development Fundamentals.
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