Development”, available for sale in print and in DRM-free electronic
formats (PDF, ePub, Kindle, etc.). The book is adapted from the mobile
web app trainings I’ve been giving in Zurich and South Africa,
Buy your copy now at any of these shops!
Or read it through O’Reilly Safari Books Online!
It is a compendium, an introduction, and a “state of the union” kind of
book, that will help (I hope) desktop and web developers wanting to get
into the mobile web train as fast as possible. It is not a “bible” book,
but rather a series of introductions, with sufficient detail and
explanations to be able to get up and running, fast, on these new
But there is another detail about this book; I’ve written it in English,
which, well, as you know is not my mother tongue. This makes it all the
more special to me.
This book would not have been possible without the help and comments
from Simon St. Laurent, my editor at O’Reilly; Maximiliano Firtman, Jens-Christian Fischer, Gabriel García
Marengo, Bertrand Dufresne, Anice Hassim, Kishyr Ramdial, Mats Bryntse,
and of course, the continuous support of my dear Claudia, without whom
all life would be sheer unhappiness and utter impossibility.
The code samples of the book can be found, as usual, in Github.
Feel free to fork, share and enjoy!
Some dreams do come true. I am very happy today, and I sincerely hope
that this book will bring some “aha!” moments around the world. Enjoy,
and I’ll be glad to get any feedback for, who knows, a second edition
some time in the future.
Update, 2012-07-17: Here’s the official press release by O’Reilly announcing the release of the book.
Update, 2012-08-15: Check out the overwhelmingly positive reception to
the book so far!