Technical- iPhone and Smartphone Webpage Design Fundamentals

26 November 2009

Technical- iPhone and Smartphone Webpage Design Fundamentals
When you are designing web pages for the iPhone there are a number of best practices to follow with respect to overall design and implementation

When you are designing web pages for the iPhone there are a number of best practices to follow with respect to overall design and implementation. This Blog entry covers some of the core design issues for well design iPhone pages. The goal is to provide an overview and introduction.

Technical- What is WebKit for the iPhone? Advanced HTML and CSS Functionality

24 November 2009

Technical- What is WebKit for the iPhone? Advanced HTML and CSS Functionality
An introduction to advanced CSS and HTML coding for the iPhone. Making your web pages appear more iPhone-like

WebKit is the advanced web browser technology embedded into Safari for the iPhone that makes web pages appear more like an iPhone Application. Animations, transitions, and advanced layout features give you more precise control over the UI without using JavaScript. The technology is CSS-based and is really useful and evolving technology. The goal of this blog entry is to introduce you to WebKit and what it is.

Opinion- Why aren't you using mobile Internet services?

22 November 2009

Opinion- Why aren't you using mobile Internet services?
A commentary on the people's issues with mobile media and why

Mobile media has come a long way, however, our first efforts to turn the Internet into a mobile experience failed miserably (cell phone Internet). Kevin Grant takes a step back and focuses on constructive ways to rethink mobile media and how to reframe the issues to more effectively sell mobile media to customers.

Technical- Detecting the iPhone

21 November 2009

Technical- Detecting the iPhone
How do you detect the iPhone so you can adapt your website to the iPhone?

When you take the steps to more extensively redevelop your site for the iPhone one of the first steps you will need to take is to "identify the iPhone" on the server-side. The central question and issue at hand here is:

  1. Detect the iPhone so I can render the page differently for iPhone
  2. Detect the iPhone so I can load a different style sheet
  3. Detect the iPhone so I know it's an iPhone for back-end scripting

Strategy- Mobile Content Strategies

20 November 2009

Strategy- Mobile Content Strategies
Learn about effective strategies for moving your existing content for mobile delivery

Mobile Internet destinations require some very specialized knowledge to successfully deploy and create an engaging mobile-appropriate user experience. SmartAirMedia has extensive experience building mobile destinations and this entry walks you through a few of our trade-secrets. Hopefully this entry will help you to start thinking about Mobile Internet strategies for your website.

Technical- iPhone Viewports

17 November 2009

Technical- iPhone Viewports
Learn about how ensure your web pages scale correctly on an iPhone

iPhone Viewport Command

The Viewport is one of the most fundamental iwant to setPhone web page concepts. You need to make sure it is part of every iPhone page you write for your website. The viewport defines how a web page is scaled and fit into the smaller screen size of the iPhone in the Safari browser.