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To ensure the quality of the book, the chapters have been reviewed by Scott Jenson, Bryan Rieger, Tim Kadlec, Bruce Lawson and other active members of the mobile design community. The preface is written by Jeremy Keith. It wasn't easy to bring together such a stellar line-up of experts, but a compromise wasn't an option.
"Without such well-written books, we'll never build towards tomorrow mobile industry. In this book you will find that there are a lot of questions and no definitive answers, and for this reason The Mobile Book is a little to ambitious (you can't please everybody). Overall, I highly recommend that all beginning and intermediate designers and developers get a copy of this book."
"As expected, Smashing Magazine delivers a high-quality product, if you want to get ahead on the mobile techniques, your should really consider buying this book, it's excellent!"
Alex Roman — I can be creative
Table of ContentsWhen setting up the concept of the book, we worked hard to ensure a delicate balance between basic knowledge and the current state of the art. Please note that changes to chapter titles are still possible.
|Peter-Paul Koch||What's Going On In Mobile?|
|Stephanie Rieger||The Future Of Mobile|
|Trent Walton||Responsive Design Strategy|
|Brad Frost||Responsive Design Patterns|
|Dave Olsen||Optimizing For Mobile|
|Dennis Kardys||Hands-On Design For Mobile|
|Josh Clark||Designing For Touch|
From left to right: Jeremy Keith, Peter-Paul Koch, Stephanie Rieger, Trent Walton, Brad Frost, Dave Olsen, Dennis Kardys and Josh Clark.
"I'm honored to have been asked to join a fantastic line-up of writers and then given the freedom to write a chapter about a topic that I think is important in this age of the always connected device, web performance."
Dave Olsen (Author) — in his Blog
The Mobile Book Addendum: Mobile PlatformsAll buyers of the Mobile Book will get the Addendum for free end of January 2013. The eBook will provide insights into design and development for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, as well as introduce developing and debugging techniques for advanced HTML5 Web applications and explore UX patterns on these platforms.
Rian van der Merwe
|Mobile Design Patterns|
|Nathan Barry||Getting Started With Design And Development For iOS|
|Arturo Toledo||Designing Windows Phone Apps|
From left to right: Greg Nudelman, Rian van der Merwe, Nathan Barry and Arturo Toledo.
"Smashing Magazine's The Mobile Book is as timely as it is inspiring. A decade from now we'll likely question its significance when the described world is one we take for granted. But without these ideas penned today, we'll never build towards tomorrow."
"It's important to critique this book within the context of our industry right now. There are a lot of questions and no definitive answers. For that reason The Mobile Book is a little disjointed and ambitious in theme. I take no issue with that. Attempting to neatly package such ideas would be misguided and hollow. Instead this book establishes a mindset of understanding and exploring the medium. It embraces the breadth of its domain and will set you on an exciting path."
David Bushell — in his Blog
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