Teach your students how to create native apps across platforms and Web apps for today's most popular smartphone platforms with Duffy's PROGRAMMING WITH MOBILE APPLICATIONS: ANDROID™, iOS, AND WINDOWS® PHONE 7. This unique, hands-on tutorial approach combines a clear presentation with numerous screenshots and step-by-step instructions to guide students in developing applications for Google™ Android™, Apple® iOS, and Windows® Phone 7. Readers need only one previous semester of programming language instruction for success with this mobile applications book.
Students learn to create native and Web apps for each platform. As readers develop identical apps for each platform, they can compare platforms to determine which they prefer. The book's complete coverage ranges from platform architecture to native app life cycle management with an emphasis on fundamental programming concepts, including optimization and object-oriented design, where appropriate.
The book's modular approach offers the flexibility to present up-to-date content in a way that best supports your needs. Thought-provoking assignments and author-written supplements further support the presentation. PROGRAMMING MOBILE APPLICATIONS: ANDROID™, iOS, AND WINDOWS® PHONE 7's unique coverage of multiple platforms emphasizes the portability of apps that students create and encourages a deeper understanding of programming principles to benefit students throughout their careers.
Table of Contents
1. The Computer of the Future Is in Your Hand.
2. Developing for Small Devices.
3. Best Practices for Small Device Programming.
4. Google Android: App Inventor.
5. Google Android: Motorola MOTODEV Studio.
6. Apple iOS.
7. Microsoft Windows Phone 7.
8. Web Applications.
9. Cross-Platform Development with PhoneGap.
Appendix A: Installation and Setup.