Native APIs, HTML5 and CSS3 on Mobile Today

Chapter 9

A chapter exploring what works well on mobile devices today. Despite being a bit buggy, mobile browsers are surpisingly capable.

Native APIs

  1. Geolocation
  2. Photo and Camera Access
  3. Network Info
  4. Phone Calls and Email
  5. Accessing Maps

New Capabilities

  1. Websockets
  2. Web Storage
  3. Application Cache
  4. Web Workers
  5. History API
  6. Audio and Video
  7. Better Semantics

New Visual Tools

  1. Web Fonts
  2. Transitions
  3. Animations
  4. Transformations
  5. Gradients
  6. Shadows
  7. Border Radius
  8. Opacity
  9. RGBA
  10. Multiple Backgrounds
  11. Canvas
  12. SVG