Designing wireless information services

Designing wireless information services

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A step-by-step guide on how to design Web sites and information applications to take advantage of the explosive growth in mobile device access Designing Wireless Information ServicesWith the dramatic increase in wireless access to the Internet, it's critical that your information is accessible to mobile users. This is the first book that clearly explains how to design user interfaces for mobile applications and Web sites that work in the mobile environment. Author Johan Hjelm cuts to the chase by showing how existing Web sites can be redesigned to work with wireless devices, cellular phones, and PDAs, and take advantage of the special properties of the current and next generation mobile networks. He provides step-by-step guidance on how to set up a Web site for mobile access using open standards such as the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and XML. Explanations and case studies illustrate how the new technologies will work with existing database applications and systems. Focusing on the underlying applications, this book will help you: * Gain a better understanding of the new mobile systems market * Design the information set for a Web site * Optimize a Web site for mobile access * Learn how XML, WML, and XHTML work, and how XSLT ties them all together * Build mobile applications using the next generation of technology The CD-ROM includes: * Ericsson WAPIDE SDK * WMLLIB PERL and JAFFA Java libraries * HTML Tidy software The author's Web site at features: * Direct links to sites mentioned in the book * Updated information Visit our Web site at of the most profitable services is the ability to download pictures (in a one-bit bitmap) to the mobile. The customers for these services are not teenagers collecting Pokemon on their mobile phones, however, but typically over 20, which ... Database services include: yellow pages, online dictionary, and recipes for traditional Japanese cooking. ... the server can send a packet to the telephone, initiating a GET (because the phone uses a modified version of HTTP, the protocol that Webanbsp;...

Title:Designing wireless information services
Author:Johan Hjelm
Publisher:Wiley - 2000-06-28


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