From the Back Cover
Learn to build mobile apps on the major cloud platforms
Serving as a practical guide for building mobile apps and cloudservices, this book is essential reading for web developers eagerto create cross-platform applications for mobile devices that aresupported by the power of cloud-based services such as Amazon WebServices. Author Richard Rodger walks you through building yourfirst app with HTML5, setting it up in the cloud, and working withcloud databases. Packed with examples that show you how to buildcomplete apps, this book elevates your already-existing skillswhile also acting as a stepping stone for making the leap intomobile and cloud development.
Beginning Mobile Application Development in the Cloud:
Demonstrates how to get the right look and feel for your mobileapps
Highlights ways to enhance the user experience
Addresses app caching, touch events, and data storage
Details ways to create hybrid apps that run natively
Looks at how best to use JSON, REST, Oauth, jQuery, AJAX, andmore
Shares insight as to how the Apple App Store and the AndroidMarketplace work
Offers advice for marketing, advertising, and selling yourapps
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About the Author
Richard Rodger is the CTO of FeedHenry Ltd, a company specializing in bringing the first tools to develop cloud based applications for mobile devices. He is currently a member of the W3C Web Applications Working Group, which defines the standard for mobile widget applications.