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When building HTML5 mobile web sites that target multiple devices, one of the first elements you should include is the viewport meta tag. Most mobile web browsers render incoming HTML in a virtual window that is typically wider than the screen of the mobile device. This is done so you can view non-mobile websites via... Continue Reading →
HTML5 has made a lot of progress in the mobile space over the last few years. Take a look at the latest report from the French analyst house faberNovel, on HTML5 and how to rethink web strategy: Sharing my knowledge and helping others never stops, so connect with me on my blog at http://robtiffany.com , follow me on Twitter... Continue Reading →
As someone who spends a lot of time talking to CIOs about the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) and mobile, I get asked a lot about BYOD strategies. I also recognize that you're likely to get a different strategy from every person you ask. To quickly recap how we got here over the last several years, the rise of... Continue Reading →
Now that I've spent the last two articles helping you to get your Metro user experience foundation created with CSS3 and Media Queries, it's time to jump into one of the features of HTML5. Geolocation is perfectly suited for smartphones because location awareness is something they all have in common. Most people are under the... Continue Reading →
In my last article covering HTML5 and CSS3 on Windows Phone, I got you started with a simple boilerplate. It just so happened that the style I presented you with was Dark. Since we know that Windows Phone also has a light theme, I think it's important that your mobile web site have one as well. Below is... Continue Reading →