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  • Andrea Trasatti

    1. <ul><li>Andrea Trasatti </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>The Truth About Mobile Web Development Standards
    2. <ul><li>Internet made mobile Content and services are created to work on mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>Help mobile services to grow Every computer sold, 4 mobile devices are sold. More services should be created for this growing audience </li></ul><ul><li>Help “mobile web” growth The web has brought information to the masses, the same must be made possible for mobile devices </li></ul>dotMobi Mission Growth
    3. <ul><li>Best Practices specifies best practices for Web content when accessed from mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>mobileOK defines machine tests based on the Best Practices to help identify Web content developed with mobile devices in mind </li></ul><ul><li>Core Vocabulary defines a vocabulary about properties that are required for the development and adaptation of content for mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>API defines a common API to access information in a device database according to the Core Vocabulary </li></ul>W3C Mobile Web Initiative
    4. <ul><li>W3C Recommendation describing 60 Best Practices, such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Exploit device capabilities to provide an enhanced user experience </li></ul><ul><li>Take reasonable steps to work around deficient implementations </li></ul><ul><li>Carry out testing on actual devices as well as emulators </li></ul><ul><li>Provide consistent navigation mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Do not cause pop-ups or other windows to appear and do not change the current window without informing the user </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the number of externally linked resources to a minimum </li></ul>W3C Best Practices
    5. <ul><li>W3C Mobile Web Best Practices checker (Beta) </li></ul><ul><li>T.A.W. </li></ul><ul><li>ready.mobi </li></ul>W3C mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0
    6. W3C Core Vocabulary <ul><li>Core properties to create or adapt a mobile web site </li></ul><ul><li>Screen Size Width and height in pixel </li></ul><ul><li>Markup XHTML Basic 1.0, XHTML-MP, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Image Formats PNG, JPEG, GIF, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Style Sheets CSS 1.0, WCSS 1.0, CSS 2.1 </li></ul>
    7. W3C DDR API <ul><li>Standard API to access device descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Identify a device </li></ul><ul><li>Get a property value </li></ul><ul><li>Extended functionalities such as device groups </li></ul>
    8. The truth about standards <ul><li>Creating a standard is a HARD job </li></ul><ul><li>Standards should provide direction, tools help build applications </li></ul><ul><li>Standards should provide interoperability, fragmentation is not good for anyone </li></ul><ul><li>ready.mobi, site.mobi, device database </li></ul>
    9. <ul><li>Andrea Trasatti </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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