Mobile Platforms and Development Environments

Mobile Platforms and Development Environments

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Mobile platform development has lately become a technological war zone with extremely dynamic and fluid movement, especially in the smart phone and tablet market space. This Synthesis lecture is a guide to the latest developments of the key mobile platforms that are shaping the mobile platform industry. The book covers the three currently dominant native platforms -- iOS, Android and Windows Phone -- along with the device-agnostic HTML5 mobile web platform. The lecture also covers location-based services (LBS) which can be considered as a platform in its own right. The lecture utilizes a sample application (TwitterSearch) that the authors show programmed on each of the platforms. Audiences who may benefit from this lecture include: (1) undergraduate and graduate students taking mobile computing classes or self-learning the mobile platform programmability road map; (2) academic and industrial researchers working on mobile computing RaD projects; (3) mobile app developers for a specific platform who may be curious about other platforms; (4) system integrator consultants and firms concerned with mobilizing businesses and enterprise apps; and (5) industries including health care, logistics, mobile workforce management, mobile commerce and payment systems and mobile search and advertisement. Table of Contents: From the Newton to the iPhone / iOS / Android / Windows Phone / Mobile Web / Platform-in-Platform: Location-Based Services (LBS) / The Future of Mobile Platforms / TwitterSearch Sample ApplicationIt can be used to not only track CPU load, memory allocation events, graphics rendering calls which use OpenGL ES, file ... 2.4.5 iOS SIMULATOR The iOS simulator provides the ability to run an iOS application on a Mac computer without requiring the ... iCloud is Applea#39;s cloud storage service where applications can store data in remote servers (referred to as a€œthe clouda€) instead oflocally on the device.

Title:Mobile Platforms and Development Environments
Author:Sumi Helal, Raja Bose, Wengdong Li
Publisher:Morgan & Claypool Publishers - 2012


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