Creating Mobile Apps with HTML

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.

Lesson List:

  • Lesson 1 - The Basics of Mobile Apps and App Design
    What are the compelling reasons for developing mobile apps with HTML5? Why are some of the web's biggest players—including Google, Facebook, and Twitter—moving all their apps to the mobile web? Learn four principles for designing great mobile apps and get acquainted with the concept of "mobile first" web development. 
  • Lesson 2 - Building Your First Mobile App
    Follow the progress of employees at a fictitious company as they build a mobile app. Set up your tools and dive in with HTML5 code.
  • Lesson 3 - Introducing HTML5
    Understand the basics of markup languages and HTML5 syntax.
  • Lesson 4 - Formatting HTML5 With CSS3
    CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are an extremely important part of modern web design. Use CSS to format HTML documents. This lesson also looks at the new capabilities that are possible with CSS version 3.
  • Lesson 5 - Scripting With JavaScript
    JavaScript is the programming language of the mobile web. Learn how to use JavaScript to add interactivity to mobile apps.
  • Lesson 6 - Jump-Start Your App With jQuery Mobile
    This lesson is all about getting things done faster, better, and with less effort! You'll use jQuery Mobile to make your HTML5 apps feel at home on mobile devices. Use JavaScript libraries and frameworks to get more done in less time.
  • Lesson 7 - Accessing Device Features and Storage
    By accessing built-in device features such as offline storage and location services, you can make your mobile web apps much more dynamic. 
  • Lesson 8 - Web APIs and Mashups
    Hundreds of app developers have made certain features of their software available using Web Application Programming Interfaces. By using these APIs to retrieve data and then combining different data sources, you can create endless combinations called mashups.
  • Lesson 9 - HTML5 Graphics and Animation
    Graphics and animation can really spice up your mobile apps. The mobile web has special requirements and technologies that you need to be aware of. Learn to optimize your graphics for the mobile web.
  • Lesson 10 - Optimizing for Mobile Devices
    Learn how to make your web app look good on the largest possible variety of devices. Add some meta tags that will give your app more polish on iPhone and Android, and then focus on touch-enabling your app.
  • Lesson 11 - Maximizing Mobile Performance
    A responsive app doesn't keep the user waiting. Cover some techniques to make your app responsive. Try out some tools that will help you check and improve your site's responsiveness.
  • Lesson 12 - Convert Your App to a Native App
    Native apps give you access to more device features and to the distribution power of an app store. Learn how to use Apache Cordova to convert your web app into a native one for multiple mobile operating systems.

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees

New class starts monthly

Online
(Participate anytime day or evening)

 

 $99

 Course Hours: 24 Hours

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