A notice from the writer and from O'Reilly Media approximately what this bookdoes--and doesn't--do:
Palm webOS is a new platform and represents a truly assorted style ofoperating approach the place the net runtime is used because the foundation for the UI andApplication version. Palm and O'Reilly felt that it used to be vital to have abook on hand to assist builders get a uncomplicated figuring out of the recent Palmplatform on the time that the SDK used to be published; this timing performed a majorrole within the content material and constitution of the book.
Ideally this booklet might were a whole reference of the recent platformbut that wasn't attainable because the content material used to be written even as asthe software program SDK used to be being built by means of the Palm engineering staff. The bookdoes supply a whole assessment of Palm webOS, a radical description ofthe program version and provides information on many key layout innovations. Thereare descriptions and examples of UI widgets, prone, storage,notifications, dashboards and history functions, serving as a greatintroduction yet no longer as a definitive source.
The booklet makes use of an easy information reader program to demonstrate the technicaldescriptions however the examples aren't meant to function a cookbooktutorial. skilled builders may be in a position to use the examples to buildup a operating program bankruptcy by means of bankruptcy yet others would possibly not locate theloose descriptions sufficient for recreating the appliance unaided. extra time, those diverse wishes may be stuffed by means of different books, yet in themeantime we are hoping that this publication will serve a worthwhile position introducingdevelopers to webOS and giving them a fashion of having begun with webOSapplication development.
A moment printing of the publication will replace any unique assurance obsoleted bysubsequent Mojo SDK builds. For proprietors of the unique printing of the book,all of those updates are published at the "View/Submit Errata" hyperlink (please seeleft-hand column of this net page).
- Get a radical evaluation of the webOS platform and architecture
- Understand the serious options for software layout: what separates webOS from different internet and cellular platforms
- Learn the main points of Mojo's improvement instruments and SDK for construction and checking out cellular applications
- Examine most sensible practices, vital issues, and guiding ideas for constructing with webOS and the Mojo framework