Tag: Mobile Web

HTML5 and CSS3 on Windows Phone: Dark and Light Styles

HTML5 and CSS3 on Windows Phone: Dark and Light Styles

| February 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

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 […]

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Mobile Web Facts and Best Practices

Mobile Web Facts and Best Practices

| February 23, 2011 | 7 Comments

<what is the mobile web? /> It’s growing faster than the desktop web Faster growth than desktop web during 1990’s There’s been a 2000% increase in mobile websites since 2008 The mobile web is: The mobile web is not: The mobile web is glanceable info for people on the go The desktop web is for […]

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The Important User Experience (UX) You Can’t See

The Important User Experience (UX) You Can’t See

| February 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

Whenever I hear the term, “UX,” I immediately think of graphic designers, artists and folks who focus on making the UI of your application beautiful.  Nine times out of ten, this is the appropriate connection to make.  Great UX folks at Microsoft came together to make Windows Phone 7 the most visually-appealing smartphone on the […]

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The Mobile Web + Retail

The Mobile Web + Retail

| December 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

50% of users’ in-store mobile web activity is shopping related and, for just over half (51%), in-store mobile research has led to a purchase.

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Build the Mobile Web with WebMatrix

Build the Mobile Web with WebMatrix

| July 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Build mobile web sites that adhere to W3C Mobile Web Best Practices using the new WebMatix web development tool.  This tool introduces simple-to-use ASP.NET Web Pages which don’t follow the MVC pattern nor do they include server controls like WebForms.  It also introduces the “Razor” templating engine and a model where you have HTML and […]

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