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Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API

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Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API

Overview of this book

With the world becoming more mobile, there is a growing need for mobile websites and applications. Building these from scratch is not a simple process. Kendo UI Mobile makes building websites and applications easier than ever before. Build applications for phones and tablets in no time at all and provide your user with a native look and feel.Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API helps you to understand the concept of building mobile applications using HTML5 based frameworks, specifically Kendo UI Mobile. It teaches you in a simple step-by-step manner how to create a service backend layer using ASP.NET Web API and how to integrate it with your front end mobile application, which is the missing piece of the puzzle for most developers who are new to mobile applications development. Learn everything from the basics of HTML5 to design and development of a mobile application using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API. Integrate them in the right way using extensible and maintainable JavaScript code.Starting with the basics of the Kendo UI platform, learn how to build a real world mobile application from scratch. You will explore the Kendo UI framework elements and integrate the sample mobile application with the ASP.NET Web API service. One of the most important things that you will learn from this book is how to organize your code using the JavaScript Revealing Module Pattern. You will also take a journey through Kendo UI Mobile widgets with lots of code samples hosted in jsFiddle. At the end of this book, you will complete the integration of the sample application and master fixing real world problems utilizing your newly acquired professional techniques that will save you time and effort.Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API will help you improve your mobile application development skills using hands-on examples, and will help you address the common problems faced by beginners as well as experienced web programmers. 
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Building Mobile Applications Using Kendo UI Mobile and ASP.NET Web API
Credits
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Acknowledgments

I would like to thank my wife Soumia, for all her support and patience while I wrote the book. Thank you for being such a wonderful wife! Many thanks to my parents, Sreedevi and Ramachandran Nair, and to my sister Nishi Nair for their love and encouragement.

Thanks to my friends Santhosh Karuthethil, Krishnanunni Pattiyil, Ashin Das, Aneesh Pulukkul, Sinto Antony, Anish Vasudevan, Mahesh Nair, and Lakshmi Ravi for being great friends forever. Also I would like to thank my ex-colleagues and buddies at Davita VillageHealth, Anita Nair, Alison Massey, Patrick D'Coster, Satheesh Ambat, Srinivasa Rao, Aruna Shanthaveerappa, and Sarika Goel for all their support and encouragement.

Thanks to my buddy and mentor Rajiv Kolagani who is always an inspiration to me.

Thanks to all my NECAB Core friends, Balachandran Warrier, Sudeesh Yezhuvath, Prakash Bare, Sahasranam, Promod PP, Snehaprabha, Rajeev G, Aji John, Jojy Varghese, Manoj KC, Sivaram P, Kiran, Syam Chand, Hitha, Dhanya V, Minu P, Ragesh, and all the others for being best friends forever!

Many thanks to the Packt Publishing team who made this book happen – especially Martin Bell, Sweny Sukumaran, Priyanka Goel, Arshad Sopariwala, Shiny Poojary, and Akashdeep Kundu.

I am greatly indebted to the reviewers of this book, Brian Seekford, David McClelland and Morteza Sahragard for the wonderful job they have done.

Ragini Kumbhat Bhandari is working at eMids Technologies Private Limited as a Technical Lead. She holds a Master of Computer Applications degree in Computer Science and she is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist.

During the course of her career she has worked extensively on .NET and mobile technologies. She finds happiness in sharing knowledge and educating the next generation of software professionals. Apart from spending time on the computer, she likes listening to music.