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iPhone in Action: Introduction to Web and SDK Development by Shannon Appelcline, Christopher Allen

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Chapter 4. Advanced WebKit and textual web apps

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In the previous chapter we covered the fundamentals of redeveloping an existing web page for use on iPhones. In the process you learned about important concepts like the viewport, and we discussed a lot of what works—and what doesn’t—on Apple’s unique mobile platform. We expect, though, that most of you aren’t just interested in touching up existing web pages but instead are looking to create totally new programs. Further, after considering the advantages and disadvantages of both web and native development, you’ve decided that writing a new program using a web language is the best way to go. ...

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