Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5

Description

Do you want to make mobile apps that run on iPhone and iPad, as well as on Android, and Windows Phone? Sure you do! Do you want to learn five different programming languages? Of course you don't!

Fortunately, you're about to discover a better way to build apps. In this course, you'll learn how to imagine, design, build, and optimize a cross-platform mobile app using the very latest HTML5 standards. The result will be a mobile app that's fast and runs on just about any smartphone or tablet computer.



Prerequisites

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course. HTML and/or programming experience will be helpful, but is not required.



What you will learn

  • Learn to build apps using HTML5 and CSS3
  • Discover scripting with JavaScript and several JavaScript frameworks and techniques such as jQuery, jQuery Mobile, and AJAX
  • Understand how to use web services in your app
  • Learn how to determine an app's user location by accessing the built-in geolocation capabilities of the user's smartphone
  • Discover how to use web APIs to combine different web services to create mobile mashups
  • Optimize your app for performance
  • Learn to convert your HTML5 apps into native apps that you can submit to app stores

How you will benefit

  • Learn some of the most sought-after skills in web and mobile development
  • Open the door to new freelance and employment opportunities at companies nationwide
  • Gain the skills you need to become a mobile app developer

Requirements

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Linux may also be used.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.



Instructor

Chris Minnick has overseen the development of hundreds of web and mobile projects for customers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises. In addition, he authored and co-authored books and articles on a wide range of Internet-related topics including JavaScript, HTML, CSS, mobile apps, e-commerce, web design, SEO, and security. His published books include "JavaScript for Kids", "Writing Computer Code", "Coding with JavaScript For Dummies", "Adventures in Coding", "Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies", "Webkit For Dummies", "CIW eCommerce Certification Bible", and "XHTML".



Chris is fantastic instructor and a very clear and concise educator. What I liked best is his interaction. This is probably the first ed2go class I have taken where the discussion area was very much utilized and moderated by staff and students. I think 50% of my learning took place in the discussion area! All of Chris' resources are well thought out and applicable to the topic at hand. I would abs ...

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October 12 2022
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