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Instant Kendo UI Mobile

Book Description

Practical recipes to learn the Kendo UI Mobile library and its various components for building mobile applications effectively

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results

  • Understand the various components on the Kendo UI Mobile application framework

  • Learn to use the various widgets in the Kendo UI Mobile library that will help you build a mobile application rapidly

  • Build applications that provide native look and feel without having to maintain a separate code base

In Detail

The Kendo UI Mobile library is a one stop solution to build mobile applications rapidly. It comes with several built-in widgets that enable application developers to build intuitive applications for small screen devices. It also provides more control to these developers by providing various components that can be extended or configured to match their needs.

Instant Kendo UI Mobile How-to takes a deep look at various components of the Kendo UI Mobile library and provides solutions to common use cases involved in building a mobile application. It enables application developers to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build mobile applications that provide a native look and feel on various platforms such as iOS, Android, and BlackBerry without having to maintain a separate code base.

This guide introduces the user to the Kendo UI Mobile library and provides a step-by-step approach to creating your first mobile application. It then introduces you to several components and provides solutions to some of the common use cases you may encounter in your development.

The Kendo UI Mobile library is composed of two parts – the aplication framework and a set of widgets. The aplication framework focuses on configuring the application, handling various touch-based events, rendering on different devices to provide a native look and feel, and transitioning from one view to the other. The widget library contains several widgets that enable you to build applications more rapidly than ever before.

Table of Contents

  1. Instant Kendo UI Mobile
    1. Instant Kendo UI Mobile
    2. Credits
    3. About the Author
    4. About the Reviewers
    5. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
    6. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Downloading the example code
        2. Errata
        3. Piracy
        4. Questions
    7. 1. Instant Kendo UI Mobile
      1. Downloading Kendo UI Mobile (Simple)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
      2. Creating a sample application (Simple)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
      3. Using the Application object to configure the application (Intermediate)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
        3. There's more...
          1. Navigating to different views
      4. Adding touch events to your mobile application (Intermediate)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
      5. Displaying different types of views on a page (Intermediate)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
        3. There's more...
          1. Specifying view transitions
      6. Adding form elements to a mobile page (Simple)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
      7. Creating a list using the ListView widget (Intermediate)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
        3. There's more...
          1. Binding a mobile ListView to a DataSource widget
          2. Grouping in a ListView widget
      8. Showing a list of actions to perform using the ActionSheet widget (Advanced)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
        3. There's more...
      9. Displaying a Modal window using the ModalView widget (Advanced)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
        3. There's more...
      10. Creating a TabStrip widget for a mobile application (Intermediate)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
        3. There's more...
      11. Using the ScrollView widget to navigate through the application (Intermediate)
        1. How to do it...
        2. How it works...
        3. There's more...
      12. Rendering with native look and feel using adaptive rendering technique (Simple)
        1. How to do it...
      13. Handling change in the layout orientation using the automatic layout system (Simple)
        1. How to do it...