Multimobile Development

Multimobile Development

Building Applications for the IPhone and Android Platforms

eBook - 2010
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You've developed a killer app for one mobile device - now it's time to maximize your intellectual investment and develop for the full spectrum of mobile platforms and devices. With Multimobile Development, you'll learn how to quickly retool between the iPhone and Android platforms and broaden the interest and audience of your app, without working with burdensome and error-prone compatibility layers and toolkits. Multimobile Development takes you, the developer, through the same mobile software development project on both platforms, learning the differences between and the relative strengths and weaknesses of each platform as you go. No magic intermediate layers of obfuscation - by the time you get to the end you'll be an expert at developing for any of the major smartphone platforms using each vendor's preferred toolset and approach. Multimobile Development covers the iPhone and Android platforms, two of the hottest mobile device platforms on the market today. What you'll learn * How to develop, end-to-end, the same application on iPhone and Android platforms. * The different service architectures available on each platform, concentrating on services related to storage, communications and security. * Key differences in deploying and managing applications on the various platforms. * How to translate experience at developing on one platform to speed development when attempting a project on a different platform. * Plus, stay on top of developments in the mobile application space by visiting the author's comprehensive resource site at http: // Who this book is for Multimobile Development is the essential book for software developers looking to build applications that run natively, without cumbersome compatibility layers and toolkits, on the iPhone and Android platforms. Table of Contents * Introduction * The Six Bookmarks Server Service * Application Architecture and Functional Specification * Android: Installing the Toolset * Android: Building the Logon Form and Consuming REST Services * Android: An ORM Layer on SQLite * Android: Pushing Changes to the Server * iOS: Installing the Toolset * iOS: Building the Logon Form and Consuming REST Services * iOS: An ORM Layer on SQLite * iOS: Pushing Changes Back to the Server * iOS: MonoTouch
Publisher: [New York : Apress], c2010 (Norwood, Mass. : [generator])
ISBN: 9781430231998
Additional Contributors: Fitchett, Matthew
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