The source code The slides for the talk “Mobile First!”, is the new cry of web designers worldwide. But how do you do it? Do you have to scrap all of your current web skills? Is it magic created by wizard-like designers which could never be understood by mere mortals? Believe it or not with […]Read more "Responsive Design and jQuery Mobile"
On Wednesday, July 17th, at 7 PM, I will be giving a talk on Responsive Design using jQuery Mobile to the good folks at jQuery-LA. This is a great group and I hope to make this a very interesting talk. So please come out and join us. The talk synopsis is below: “Mobile First!”, is […]Read more "Responsive Design and jQuery Mobile"
HTML5 and CSS3 are full of lots of sweet features. But it can be tricky to determine which features your device supports. Luckily there are sites out there which will report on the features your device support. To test HTML5 features, there is the appropriately named, HTML5Test.com and for CSS3, there is the equally appropriately named, CSS3Test.com. Back […]Read more "HTML5, CSS3 Test Redux"
Sometimes your web application doesn’t work and it might not be your fault, sometimes it is the browser’s fault. No browser supports every feature of HTML5 or CSS3. Determining which features your phone’s browser supports use to be tedious. You would have to write code to test each feature you were interested in. If a […]Read more "Testing Browsers – HTML5Test & CSS3Test"
It is very easy to read the compass device in PhoneGap. When you combine it with a png file and a bit of CSS3 you can quickly build a nice looking compass similar to that built in on the iPhone and other devices. All of the magic of the compass is contained one simple function: […]Read more "PGCompass: PhoneGap Compass"
Wouldn’t it be nice to have one set of code which supports both smart phones and tablets. I don’t mean a stretched implementation of the smart phone UI, which looks awkward and awful on a tablet. No, I mean a smart UI which dynamically shows and hides parts of itself in response to the amount […]Read more "Responsive Design in jQuery Mobile using CSS3"
In May, in association with my friends at the South Bay Mobile User Group, I will be teaching a four session training course on jQuery Mobile. Unlike other presentations I have done on this subject, these sessions will be in-depth and hands-on. I will have plenty of time to teach, answer questions, and look over […]Read more "jQuery Mobile Professional Training"