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20 New Frameworks for Web and Mobile App Developers. Web development is about getting stuff done, not figuring out how to get it done.

20 New Frameworks for Web and Mobile App Developers

Frameworks and libraries help you, the web developer, focus on creating rather than figuring stuff out. Rather than reinventing the wheel, you can use a framework or library to delegate brunt, non-creative and repetitive work, freeing up your time and energy to create the actual website or application. This article highlights 20 New Frameworks and Libraries that will help speed up and make your web development more effective. DHTMLX Touch – HTML5 JavaScript Framework for Mobile DHTMLX Tuch is an HTML5 JavaScript framework for mobile and touch devices.

DHTMLX Touch Visual Designer DHTMLX Touch Visual Designer is an easy and intuitive way to build web interfaces for your mobile apps. Behat – BDD Framework for PHP Behat is a BDD framework for PHP which has been inspired by Ruby’s Cucumber project. iX Framework – JavaScript-Based UI Framework Initializr – HTML5 Templates Generator PUF: PHP Utility Framework Amplify. Top 10 Mobile Web Development JavaScript Frameworks. By Jacob Gube Creating web apps and sites for the Mobile Web has its own sets of challenges and techniques.

Top 10 Mobile Web Development JavaScript Frameworks

From UIs optimized for fingers instead of mouse cursors to the bandwidth limitations that most portable personal devices have, developing for mobile devices requires a paradigm shift for those of us who’ve traditionally created products aimed at desktops. To help you rapidly deploy cross-platform mobile apps and websites, there’s a wide range of JavaScript frameworks you can take advantage of.

Some common characteristics of JavaScript mobile web development frameworks: Optimized for touchscreen devices: Fingers as input devices instead of mouse cursors provide an extra set of challenges in user interface design. In this article, you’ll find my top picks of JavaScript mobile web development frameworks you should consider using to build your next mobile web app or website. 1. jQuery Mobile 2. 3. 4. 5. xui.js 6. 7. zepto.js.

Top Trends of 2012: The Continuing Rapid Growth of Mobile. In our half-yearly review of the top Internet trends of 2012, there's been a common theme: mobile is the main driver for all of them.

Top Trends of 2012: The Continuing Rapid Growth of Mobile

The Visual Web (Instagram, Pinterest and similar image-focused apps), the Consumer Cloud (Evernote, Dropbox, iCloud and others), social video apps (Socialcam and Viddy) and video on tablets (BuzzFeed, Flipboard and others). Each of those trends are popular in 2012 because of smartphones and/or tablets. According to StatCounter global statistics, mobile traffic jumped from about 4% of all Web traffic at the end of 2010 to over 10.5% now.

It's difficult to choose just a few examples of how mobile has rapidly grown in 2012, but we can clearly see the influence of mobile this year in three of the biggest Internet companies. Google's Mobile Content Play What used to be known as the Android Market was re-branded at the end of June to Google Play. Almost every announcement at the Google I/O keynote [...] tied directly to Google Play. A Look Inside Mobile Design Patterns. Patterns for mobile application design Design patterns for mobile are emerging as the platform matures.

A Look Inside Mobile Design Patterns

Theresa Neil’s new book Mobile Design Pattern Gallery provides solutions to common design challenges. Read a sample chapter on Invitations and learn how to immediately engage your customers with your application. We recently had a new mobile project starting and all of our experienced mobile designers were booked. Since we primarily design enterprise apps and productivity tools, not everyone in our group was well versed in mobile application design.

These 70 patterns, illustrated with hundreds of examples from iOS, BlackBerry, Android, Symbian, Windows and webOS applications, will be released this month from O’Reilly Media as the “Mobile Design Pattern Gallery”. *Although these patterns are based on best practices in mobile application design, they may also be inspiring for mobile web design. Invitations Do you remember the first time you used Photoshop? Phototshop 5.5 Dialog Tip Tour.