Developing Mobile Websites Training

Enroll in or hire us to teach our Developing Mobile Websites class in Developing Mobile, Websites by calling us @303.377.6176. Like all HSG classes, Developing Mobile Websites may be offered either onsite or via instructor led virtual training. Consider looking at our public training schedule to see if it is scheduled: Public Training Classes
Provided there are enough attendees, Developing Mobile Websites may be taught at one of our local training facilities.

Answers to Popular Questions:

 
Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide Foundations of Web Design & Web Authoring consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
In this 2 - day Developing Mobile Websites class, you will learn to use HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and other tools to create websites that are responsive: sites that adapt their layout to the client device being used, whether it be a smartphone, tablet computer, or desktop computer/laptop. You will learn to use CSS media queries, mobile - friendly HTML5 features, JavaScript enhancements, and various frameworks to build websites that look as good on an iPhone or Android as they do on a desktop or laptop computer.
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $720 (US)

Prerequisites

Experience in HTML4, basic CSS and JavaScript. It would be beneficial with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.

Course Outline

 

1. Designing for Mobile
Responsive Design: Good for all
Devices
Why It’s Worth It?
Building Responsive Sites

2. Flexible Grids
The Flexible Grid: A More Responsive
Layout Strategy
The Case for Flexible
Case Study: The Jazz Calendar Site
A First Complete Jazz Calendar Draft
Making The Inflexible Flexible
A Better Jazz Calendar

3. Flexible Images and Other Media
Flexible Images and Other Media
Improving the Jazz Calen
dar Site
Flexible Background Images

4. Media Queries
Media Queries
Targeting Widths and Devices with
CSS3 Media Queries
Linearizing the Layout
Using max - device - width

5. The Viewport
The Viewport

6. HTML5: Mobile Specific
New HTML5 Features
Forms
Chapter section
Chapter section

7. GeoLocation API
How it Works
Browser and Device Support
JavaScript Implementation
A Simple Example
Google Maps
Jazz Calendar:
Finding Nearby Gigs

8. Consolidating the Web with Native Extensions
Consolidating the Web with Native Extensions
Integrating with the Home Screen
Other Devices
A Homescreen Icon for the Jazz
Calendar Site
Hiding Browser UI
Using the Accelerometer
Accessing Camera, Contacts, Calendar, and More - But Not Yet
PhoneGap

9. Video
Optimizing
the Video Experience for
Mobile
Optimizing for Mobile
Embedding from YouTube or Vimeo
Hosting Your Own Videos
Video Formats
Controlling the Video through
JavaScript
Converting Video Formats
Further Reading

10. jQuery Mobile
jQuery Mobile
Mobile Focus
Supported Platforms
The Basics
A First Example
Drag - and -Drop Code Builder
Gestures
Swiping to Change Pages
Using data Attributes
Handling Orientation Change
What About Desktops?

11. Framework: Foundation
Foundation: A Responsive Grid
Framework
At First Look at Foundation
A Foundation Layout for Jazz Calendar

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