Webmaster's Guide to the Wireless Internet

Dan Olsen, Wei Meng Lee, Ryan Fife, Shelley Powers

  • 出版商: Syngress
  • 出版日期: 2001-12-15
  • 定價: USD $49.95
  • 售價: $1,225
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 608
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1928994466
  • ISBN-13: 9781928994466

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產品描述

The Complete Guide to Move from the Web to Wireless

The mobile landscape is in a state of continual change. New devices are introduced to the market almost weekly, and wireless access options multiply. How is the aspiring wireless Webmaster to deal with developing content for so many disparate devices? Most devices accessing your site wirelessly fall into three broad categories-mobile phones, PDAs, and laptop computers. Each has its own unique advantages and disadvantages and each is discussed fully in Webmaster's Guide to the Wireless Internet.

1. Determine what Technology to Use
Review wireless standards, including WAP and Openwave, and Wireless Markup Language (WML), Compact HTML (cHTML), and more.

2. Create Well-formed Documents
Use Wireless Markup Language (WML) to format text, display tables, and bookmark.

3. Learn the Scripting Capabilities of WMLScript
Reduce round-trip delays to the origin server by performing functions like user input validations and user prompts.

4. Use Wireless Emulators and Software Development Kits (SDKs)
Learn the Ins and Outs of Openwave SDK, Nokia WAP Toolkit, Motorola Mobile Application Development Kit, Ericsson Mobile Internet WapIDE, and Yospace SmartPhone Emulator.

5. Build Web Clipping Applications
Learn what types of hardware support Web Clipping and see how to use the Palm OS Emulator.

6. Avoid Common Mistakes Made by Webmasters
See how to avoid wasting bandwidth, forgetting task-based design, and providing too many options.

7. Add MIME Types to Your Server Configuration
See what the requisite wireless MIME types are to dispatch wireless content.

8. Develop Mobile Applications without Worrying about Target Devices
The Microsoft Mobile Internet Toolkit allows mobile application developers to create compelling mobile applications across various target devices.

9. Secure Your Wireless Web
Understand the models for wireless security: point-to-point and end-to-end.

10. Register for Your 1 Year Upgrade
The Syngress Solutions upgrade plan protects you from content obsolescence and provides monthly mailings, whitepapers, and more!

Contents

Chapter 1 Moving From Web to Wireless

            What Is Wireless

            Something Old, Something New

            Types Of Wireless Connectivity

            Moving From A Wired To A Wireless Web

            Introductory chapter - no examples and exercises

 

Chapter 2 Wireless Architecture

            Components Of A Wireless Network

            The Wireless Internet

            WAP Enabled Devices

            Wireless Standards And Standards Efforts

            Wireless Browsers And Other Applications

 

Chapter 3 A New Markup: WML

            A Brief History Of Markup On Wireless

            The WAP Forum

            Basics of WML

            WML Elements

            Creating WML Content

            WML-based decks

            WAP Editors

            Several examples of WML content

            Demonstrate all elements at least once

 

Chapter 4 Client-Side Functionality with WMLScript

            What is WMLScript

            Understanding Basic Elements of WMLScript

            Using WMLScript Libraries

            Validing User Input with WMLScript

            Providing Feedback to the User

 

Chapter 5 Wireless Development Kits

            Working with OpenWave's UP.SDK

            Developing WAP solutions with Nokia's WAP Toolkit 2.1

            Working with Motorola's Mobile Application Development Kit

            The Ericsson Mobile Internet WAP-IDE

 

Chapter 6 Web Clipping

            What Is Web Clipping

            What Types Of Hardware Support Web Clipping

            Installing the Mobile Internet Kit

            Working With The Palm OS Emulator

            Creating A Web Clipping Project With The Web Clipping Application Builder

            Installing and Testing The Application

            Web Clipping Basics

            Advanced Web Clipping

 

Chapter 7 Deck of Cards: Designing Small Viewpoint Content

            Why The Traditional Web Pyramid Won't Work With Wireless

            Introducing The Deck of Cards Design

            Maximizing Navigation For The Wireless Device

            Providing Navigation

 

Chapter 8 Wireless Enabling Your Big Bandwidth Site

            Defining WAP MIME Types

            Detecting WAP Devices

            Optimizing Content Distribution

            Delivering Wireless Data

            Wireless Graphics

 

Chapter 9 .NET Mobile Webs

            Overview Of The .NET Mobile Architecture

            Mobile Web Forms

            Wireless Flash

            Microsoft's Mobile Explorer

            WinWAP

            WAP and ASP.NET

 

Chapter 10 Securing Your Wireless Web

            How Secure Can Wireless Be