A McGraw-Hill Book HTML5 for iOS and Android
By Robin Nixon (McGraw-Hill 2011, ISBN 978-0071756334)

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There's no denying that smartphones and tablets are eating into the market for computers, laptops and netbooks. Nowadays there's far more power in the mobile phone in your pocket than went into NASA's lunar landing computer. The touch interface of mobile devices and tablets is also intuitive and easy to use, and all the signs are that the computer is moving away from the desktop and the lap, into the palms of our hands.

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Part I: The Core Technologies
   1.  Introduction to HTML
   2.  What's New in HTML5
   3.  Introduction to CSS
   4.  The CSS3 Enhancements
   5.  Introduction to JavaScript
   6.  Using JavaScript with HTML5
   7.  Introduction to PHP
   8.  Introduction to MySQL
Part II: Developing For Mobile Devices
   9.  Developing Mobile Friendly Websites
  10. Using the eML eBook Platform
  11. Developing Web Applications
Part III: Creating Standalone Apps
  12. Setting Up The Apple SDK
  13. Creating Standalone iOS Apps
  14. Setting Up The Android SDK
  15. Creating Standalone Android Apps

This book teaches you everything you need to know to take advantage of the mobile computing revolution. In it you will learn all about HTML 4.01, HTML5, CSS2, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL. Using them you'll be able to create webapps and downloadable apps you can place in online stores. And you'll only need to use these basic web development tools, because the book and this website provide all the Objective C (for iOS) and Java (for Android) wrapper code you need, so that you can simply drag and drop your files into the SDKs.

Robin Nixon is a technical author and web developer who has built numerous websites using PHP, MySQL and JavaScript. He has written over 500 articles and several books on computing. He is the author of Plug-in PHP, Plug-in JavaScript and Plug-in CSS - all published by McGraw-Hill, and you may also be interested in his book on general web development: Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript. Also, if you would like to know more about Ubuntu Linux, you may want to check out Robin's beginner's book: Ubuntu: Up & Running.