Discover how to use and integrate Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API using Packt’s new book and eBook

November 2013 | Beginner's Guides, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API, by Nishanth Nair and Ragini Kumbhat Bhandari. The book helps readers to understand the concept of building mobile applications using HTML5 based frameworks, specifically Kendo UI Mobile.The book has 256 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $25.49.

About the Author: Nishanth Nair is a Mobile Solutions Architect, currently working as a Consultant for Sears Holdings Corporation. He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering and has extensive experience with .NET technologies. He is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer and a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist.

Ragini Kumbhat Bhandari is working at eMids Technologies Private Limited as a Technical Lead. She has a Master of Computer Applications degree in Computer Science and she is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. During the course of her career she has worked extensively on .NET and mobile technologies.

Kendo UI is a framework for modern HTML UI, by Telerik. Kendo UI Mobile is packed with easy-to-use jQuery-based widgets and built-in rich components for fast mobile application development. ASP.NET Web API is a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. It is an ideal platform for building RESTful applications on the .NET framework.

Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API helps readers to learn the concepts behind building mobile applications using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. In a simple step-by-step manner, it teaches users how to create a service backend layer using ASP.NET Web API and how to integrate it with front end mobile application.

The book gives readers the opportunity to explore the Kendo UI framework elements and integrate the sample mobile application with the ASP.NET Web API service. The eBook will also enable readers to organize their code using the JavaScript Revealing Module Pattern. The code samples provided in jsFiddle will help users learn more about Kendo UI Mobile widgets. Step-by-step and real-life examples will help developers to improve their mobile application development skills and also address the common problems faced by beginners as well as experienced web programmers.

Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Building a Mobile Application Using HTML5

Chapter 2: Building Your First Mobile Application

Chapter 3: Service Layer with ASP.NET Web API

Chapter 4: Integration Using Framework Elements

Chapter 5: Exploring Mobile Widgets

Chapter 6: ActionSheet, ModalView, and More Widgets

Chapter 7: Movie Tickets Application – Complete Integration

This book is for web application developers who are new to mobile applications development. This book is also beneficial for those who have experience in mobile applications development and would like to explore Kendo UI. A basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and jQuery is desirable for those interested in this book.

About Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focuses on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API
Learn the concepts behind building mobile applications using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/building-mobile-applications-with-kendoui-html5/book

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