Download e-book for kindle: Palm webOS by Mitch Allen

By Mitch Allen

ISBN-10: 0596155255

ISBN-13: 9780596155254

A word from the writer and from O'Reilly Media approximately what this ebook does--and doesn't--do: Palm webOS is a new platform and represents a really diversified form of working process the place the internet runtime is used because the foundation for the UI and alertness version. Palm and O'Reilly felt that it was once very important to have a publication to be had to assist builders get a easy knowing of the hot Palm platform on the time that the SDK was once published; this timing performed an incredible position within the content material and constitution of the ebook. preferably this publication could were a whole reference of the recent platform yet that wasn't attainable because the content material used to be written whilst the software program SDK was once being built via the Palm engineering workforce. The booklet does supply an entire evaluation of Palm webOS, a radical description of the appliance version and provides information on many key layout suggestions. There are descriptions and examples of UI widgets, providers, garage, notifications, dashboards and history purposes, serving as a superb creation yet now not as a definitive resource. The booklet makes use of an easy information reader program to demonstrate the technical descriptions however the examples usually are not meant to function a cookbook instructional. skilled builders may be capable of use the examples to accumulate a operating program bankruptcy through bankruptcy yet others would possibly not locate the free descriptions enough for recreating the appliance unaided. through the years, those various wishes might be stuffed by means of different books, yet meanwhile we are hoping that this publication will serve a helpful function introducing builders to webOS and giving them a manner of having begun with webOS software improvement. A moment printing of the ebook will replace any unique insurance obsoleted via next Mojo SDK builds. For vendors of the unique printing of the publication, all of those updates are published at the "View/Submit Errata" hyperlink (please see left-hand column of this net page). thank you for figuring out that e-book publishing and assurance of speedily relocating applied sciences can occasionally be an inexact technological know-how; we knew there'd be a necessity for a booklet corresponding to Palm webOS: The Insider's consultant to constructing purposes in JavaScript utilizing the Palm MojoT Framework, and there is definitely no greater individual to write down that publication that Mitch Allen; that acknowledged, we remember that since it is the sort of new working process and SDK, there could (and will remain) adjustments that at most sensible cannot be documented and explored until eventually new printings of the books are published. meanwhile we'll be diligent in posting updates to this book's O'Reilly Media catalog page.Description this is often the reputable advisor to construction local JavaScript functions for Palm's new cellular working process, Palm® webOS™. Written by means of Palm's software program leader know-how officer besides the Palm webOS improvement workforce, Palm webOS offers a whole instructional at the layout rules, structure, UI, instruments, and prone essential to enhance webOS applications-including the Mojo JavaScript framework and Palm's SDK. Palm webOS is designed to help a quick and great consumer event utilizing demonstrated internet criteria, so if you are acquainted with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you are prepared to construct purposes for any webOS-based machine, together with the Palm Pre. you are going to achieve services, bankruptcy via bankruptcy, as you construct a operating cellular software throughout the process the ebook. you are going to additionally how one can expand present net apps to paintings with the hot iteration of cellular phones.Get an intensive review of the webOS platform and structure comprehend the severe innovations for program layout: what separates webOS from different net and cellular structures study the main points of Mojo's improvement instruments and SDK for development and checking out cellular functions learn most sensible practices, very important issues, and guiding rules for constructing with webOS and the Mojo framework

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There is an application framework that makes it simple to do common tasks. What is different for you is that the programming language is JavaScript and the UI is generated using HTML and styled using CSS. If you’re new to JavaScript, HTML, or CSS, you may want to familiarize yourself with their fundamentals before tackling the next few chapters. Even so, the material presented here is fairly basic, and you don’t need to be a web development expert to build applications for webOS. Com In this chapter, you’ll learn how to build a basic webOS application, starting with the installation of the SDK.

Applications can range from the simple to the complex: • Single-scene applications, such as a Calculator, which the user can launch, interact with, and then set aside or close. • Dashboard applications, such as traffic alert application that only prompts with notifications when there is a traffic event and whose settings are controlled by its dashboard. • Connected applications like a social networking application, which provides a card for interaction or viewing and a dashboard to provide status.

Com all of the core applications can be launched from within your application, and there are CRUD functions for the calendar and contacts databases. A service is an on-device server for any resource, data, or configuration that is exposed through the framework for use within an application. The service can be performed by the native OS (in the case of device services), an application, or by a server in the cloud. The model is very powerful, as evidenced by the initial set of offered services. Request().

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