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Instant Kendo UI Mobile

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Sagar Ganatra

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

ISBN 139781849699112
Paperback60 pages

About This Book

  • 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

Who This Book Is For

This book is for web application developers who are looking forward to build a mobile website or an application. It requires basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This guide assumes that you are new to the topic and provides a step-by-step approach to building mobile applications using the Kendo UI Mobile library.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Kendo UI Mobile
Downloading Kendo UI Mobile (Simple)
Creating a sample application (Simple)
Using the Application object to configure the application (Intermediate)
Adding touch events to your mobile application (Intermediate)
Displaying different types of views on a page (Intermediate)
Adding form elements to a mobile page (Simple)
Creating a list using the ListView widget (Intermediate)
Showing a list of actions to perform using the ActionSheet widget (Advanced)
Displaying a Modal window using the ModalView widget (Advanced)
Creating a TabStrip widget for a mobile application (Intermediate)
Using the ScrollView widget to navigate through the application (Intermediate)
Rendering with native look and feel using adaptive rendering technique (Simple)
Handling change in the layout orientation using the automatic layout system (Simple)

What You Will Learn

  • Learn to build your first mobile application using the Kendo UI Mobile framework
  • Explore the various framework components and extend these to suit your needs
  • Understand the various ways in which the mobile application can be configured
  • Handle touch-based events such as tap, double-tap, swipe, and also dragging an element across the screen
  • Make use of the framework and the widgets to build real world applications
  • Understand how the Kendo UI Mobile framework renders a native look and feel on different types of devices
  • Get to grips with how the Kendo UI Mobile framework handles layout orientation automatically

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.

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