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Head First Mobile Web by Lyza Danger Gardner, Jason Grigsby

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Chapter 9. How to Be Future Friendly: Make (some) sense of the chaos

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Responsive Web Design. Device detection. Mobile web apps. PhoneGap. Wait...which one should we use? There are an overwhelming number of ways to develop for the mobile web. Often, projects will involve multiple techniques used in combination. There is no single right answer. But don’t worry. The key is to learn to go with the flow. Embrace the uncertainty. Adopt a future-friendly mindset and ride the wave, confident that you’re flexible and ready to adapt to whatever the future holds.

Now what?

We’ve covered a lot of ground—from sites to apps, from Responsive Web Design to device detection. There’s a ton of different ways to build for mobile. How in the world do you choose?

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It’s complicated

There’s no way around it. Developing for ...

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