In short

Build Mobile Websites and Apps for Smart Devices is a practical guide for front-end web designers and developers. You'll discover a fun and fresh approach to mobile web design and development, with enormous scope for opportunity.

Mobile web development is changing rapidly, with a greater emphasis on modern touch-screen smartphones. By following the advice in this book, you can be sure you're learning the skills youneed to make the most of this new technology.

You'll learn how to:

Design effective interfaces for modern devices
Use HTML5 and CSS3 to build fast, responsive layouts that look great on every device
Use JavaScript to create a native feel with transitions, touch and swipe events, animations, and more
Introduces PhoneGap and shows readers how to add native functionally to their web app with ease
Leverage APIs to take advantage of built-in device functionality
Use PhoneGap to turn your web app into a native app for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and other platforms--and sell it online
And lots more...