Beginners Guide to Building Mobile Web Apps

An Introduction to HTML5, jQuery Mobile, and Web Frameworks
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  • Lectures 55
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

In this Beginners Guide to Building Mobile Web Apps, expert authors Chris Minnick and Eva Holland will teach you how to create mobile web apps that will be able to run on multiple mobile device operating systems. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no web development experience is required.

You will start by learning about the three types of mobile apps, then jump into learning how to design an app. Throughout the course, you will be working on designing, developing, and deploying a mobile ToDo list app. Minnick and Holland will teach you how to prototype the ToDo app, then show you how to set up your development environment. This video tutorial will also cover HTML5, how to style with CSS3, how to use JavaScript and jQuery, and how to create an app with jQuery Mobile. Finally, you will learn about mobile optimization techniques, as well as how to deploy your app and upload it to the web.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of creating your own mobile web app. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the authors throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no web development experience is required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn fundamental principles of mobile app development
  • Learn how to build a fully functional application
  • Learn how to prepare your environment for mobile app development

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to learn mobile app development

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Important - Download These First - Working Files
Article
Introduction And Overview
Preview
01:29
How To Access Your Working Files
Preview
03:22
Section 2: Why Create Mobile Web Apps?
3 Types Of Mobile Apps
Preview
01:06
Native Apps
Preview
01:38
Web Apps
Preview
01:25
Hybrid Apps
Preview
01:25
Section 3: Designing An App
Effective Mobile App Design
01:27
User Centered And Mobile First Design
02:09
Section 4: App Prototyping
Introduction To Prototyping
02:29
Prototyping The ToDo Game App
03:05
Section 5: Setting Up Your Development Environment
Installing The Development Environment
03:21
Configuring The Development Environment
03:22
Section 6: HTML5 Crash Course
What Is HTML?
01:53
HTML5 Syntax
02:31
Types Of HTML Elements
02:19
Document Structure
01:34
Semantic HTML
01:46
Initial Demo App Layout
03:18
Section 7: Styling With CSS3
What Is CSS3?
01:57
Introducing CSS Selectors
03:23
CSS Properties
04:11
CSS Positioning
04:55
Adding CSS To HTML
02:25
Styling The Demo App - Navigation
06:10
Styling The Demo App - Headers
02:43
Section 8: Introduction To Javascript
What Is Javascript?
02:54
Javascript Variables
03:04
Introducing Data Types
02:13
Numbers In Javascript
02:22
Working With Strings
02:59
Booleans, NaN And Undefined
01:34
Javascript Expressions
01:00
Javascript Operators
04:50
Control Structures
01:41
Loops
02:43
Javascript Functions
03:05
HTML DOM - Part 1
06:12
Applying Javascript To The Demo App - Part 1
06:42
Applying Javascript To The Demo App - Part 2
03:26
Section 9: JQuery
What Can JQuery Do?
02:06
JQuery Selectors
01:50
JQuery Functions
02:40
Converting The ToDo App To JQuery
03:55
Section 10: Your First App With JQuery Mobile
Introducing JQuery Mobile
04:13
JQuery Mobile Pages And Navigation
02:53
JQuery Mobile Content And Widgets
02:19
Applying JQuery Mobile To The ToDo App
06:20
Section 11: Mobile Optimization Techniques
Offline Apps
06:09
Local Storage
05:18
Understanding The Viewport
02:18
Mobile Meta Tags And App Icons
06:32
Section 12: Deploying Your App
Uploading Your App To The Web Using FTP
04:38
Creating A Hybrid App With PhoneGap Build
05:12
Section 13: Conclusion
Wrap Up
02:05

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