Book: WebKit For Dummies
Publisher: For Dummies
Mobile apps are the rocket fuel powering the growth of the web today.
Everything is going mobile. If you’re starting a web business today
without a mobile strategy,
or if you have a mobile strategy but it isn’t the
center of your business, you’re going to have a hard time gaining any sort of
Ever since Apple released the browser engine behind its Safari Web browser
as open source, WebKit and the mobile web have been joined at the hip. In
the last few years, WebKit has advanced the state of the art for the Mobile
Web by aggressively adopting new web standards, such as HTML5 and CSS3,
By itself, WebKit is interesting. When combined with the mobile Web, it’s
powerful. When it’s the heart of almost every smartphone browser coming
out today, it’s revolutionary. That’s what this book is about.
Get up to speed on the engine that powers Safari and Google Chrome
What do the web browsers on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Kindle, and Nokia have in common with Google Chrome and Apple Safari? WebKit powers them all. This guide shows you how to create web sites and mobile web apps using WebKit. Learn to use all the developer tools, the latest web standards, and WebKit's unique styles and functions to create appealing, interactive sites for mobile and desktop display.
Explores how WebKit supports HTML5 and CSS3, providing a large toolkit for creating faster and better mobile web sites
Explains how to create web pages for both mobile and desktop display using WebKit
Covers acquiring and installing the developer tools, building web pages, debugging and deploying them, and taking advantage of WebKit functions to create faster, more appealing, and more interactive sites
With mobile devices proliferating at a rapid rate, there's never been a better time to learn all about the engine that powers the leading mobile browser. WebKit For Dummies teaches you to create web pages that make the most of everything WebKit has to offer.