Webmasters Guide To The Wireless Internet

1st Edition

Authors: Syngress
Paperback ISBN: 9781928994466
eBook ISBN: 9780080481715
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 3rd December 2001
Page Count: 608
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The wireless Web is a reality - don't get left behind!

The wireless Web is not a future dream. It is here today. Already, more than 20 million people have access the Internet through PDAs, mobile phones, pagers and other wireless devices.
What will people find on the Wireless Internet? This is the question that every Webmaster and Web developer is being challenged to answer. The Webmaster's Guide to the Wireless Internet provides the Wireless Webmaster with all of the tools necessary to build the next generation Internet. Packed with the essential information they need to design, develop, and secure robust, e-commerce enabled wireless Web sites. This book is written for advanced Webmasters who are experienced with conventional Web site design and are now faced with the challenge of creating sites that fit on the display of a Web enabled phone or PDA.

Key Features

The rapid expansion of wireless devices presents a huge challenge for Webmasters - this book addresses that need for reliable information There are lots of books for wireless developers - this is the first designed specifically for Webmasters Looks at security issues in a Wireless environment

Table of Contents

Foreword Chapter 1 Moving from the Web to Wireless Introduction Explaining Wireless Types of Wireless Connectivity Mobile Phones as Wireless Modems Packet Switched Networks Future Networks Local and Personal Networks Fixed Wireless Connectivity Evolving Mobile Devices Wireless Phones PDAs Laptop Computers Something Old, Something New Old Stuff:The Existing Internet New Stuff: Mobile Connectivity Moving from a Wired to a Wireless Internet Rethinking User Interface and Interaction Recognizing Device Limitations Adding Personalization Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 2 Wireless Architecture Introduction Components of a Wireless Network The WAP Browser The WAP Gateway The Web Server Adjusting the Metaphor for the Wireless Internet Considering the Mobile User Complementing Your Web Offering Accepting the Challenge of WAP-Enabled Devices Determining Device Capabilities Testing Your Application on Various Devices Adopting Wireless Standards Options in Markup Languages Using Wireless Networks and Their Evolving Generations Noting the Market for Wireless Browsers and Other Applications WAP Browsers Java2 Micro Edition i-Mode and cHTML Palm Query Application Web Browser Short Message Service Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 3 A New Markup: WML Introduction A Brief History of Wireless Content Developing the Intelligent Terminal Transfer Protocol Developing the Handheld Device Markup Language Developing the T


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