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Wie man mobile Kanäle optimal aufstellt – Tipps zu Googles „Mobile-Friendly“-Bewertung

Mit dem Label „Mobile-Friendly“ bekräftigt nun auch Google die Notwendigkeit, mobilen Nutzern Web-Inhalte so anzubieten, dass sie für die Darstellung auf den jeweiligen mobilen Endgeräten ihrer Nutzer optimiert sind. Damit ist das Prinzip „Mobile First“ im Mainstream angekommen – und Webseiten-Betreiber sollten sich fragen, ob ihre Web-Auftritte den Ansprüchen der mobilen Zielgruppe genügen. Dazu gehört eine Bestandsaufnahme der technischen Details, denn nicht zuletzt sollte überprüft werden, ob die Performance der eigenen Webpräsenzen auf mobile Endgeräte zugeschnitten ist. Continue reading

Weekly #35

The Web platform (overview): Browser technologies:
http://platform.html5.org/

Web Font Performance: Weighing @font-face Options and Alternatives:
http://www.artzstudio.com/2012/02/web-font-performance-weighing-fontface-options-and-alternatives/

Web Debugging for Safari on iPhone, iPad and PhoneGap (Update for XCode 5.1):
http://www.iwebinspector.com/

Battery Status API, many form changes and animVal for SVG:
http://peter.sh/2012/03/battery-status-api-many-form-changes-and-animval-for-svg

There is no simple solution for local storage:
http://hacks.mozilla.org/2012/03/there-is-no-simple-solution-for-local-storage
In defense of localStorage:
http://www.nczonline.net/blog/2012/03/07/in-defense-of-localstorage/

Mission Transition:
http://uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com/2012/02/28/mission-transition/

Two fantastic articles by @brad_frost:
on strategy
content parity

The Myths of Mobile Context (PDF):
http://globalmoxie.com/jhc/prez/mobile-myths.pdf

Weekly #25

Optimizing for Mobile Performance
http://speakerdeck.com/u/tkadlec/p/optimizing-for-mobile-performance

PhoneGap mobile development
http://www.slideshare.net/firt/phonegap-mobile-development

First, Understand Your Screen
http://tripleodeon.com/2011/12/first-understand-your-screen

Move the Web Forward
http://movethewebforward.org/

State of the Web APIs – an interview with John Hammink
http://hacks.mozilla.org/2011/12/state-of-the-web-apis-an-interview-with-john-hammink/

Using HTML5 Geolocation API with Google, Bing and Nokia Maps
http://gazpo.com/2011/11/geolocation/

Create offline Web applications on mobile devices with HTML5
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/web/library/wa-offlineweb/

Creating Custom Font Stacks with Unicode-Range
http://24ways.org/2011/unicode-range

CSS-Tricks Example: slide to unlock
http://css-tricks.com/examples/SlideToUnlock/

WebGL around the net
http://learningwebgl.com/blog/?p=4346

Webkit support the Network Information API
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=73528

Silk, iPad, Galaxy (browser) comparison
http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2011/12/01/silk-ipad-galaxy-comparison/

Weekly #12

Really high quality reading material this week. Essential articles (and even a philosophic one) for every web and mobile developer. Have fun and a nice weekend!

Here we are:

Comprehensive work by Tali Garsiel and Paul Irish: How browsers work — a comprehensive primer on the internal operations of WebKit and Gecko
http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/internals/howbrowserswork/

Chris Heilmann states: We need new best practices in web development
http://www.wait-till-i.com/2011/08/15/getting-rusty-we-need-new-best-practices-for-a-different-development-world/

IBM DeveloperWorks: User interface design for the mobile web
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/wa-interface/

Yehuda Katz: Understanding prototypes in JavaScript
http://yehudakatz.com/2011/08/12/understanding-prototypes-in-javascript/

Brian Fling: Anatomy of a HTML5 Mobile App
http://pinchzoom.com/posts/anatomy-of-a-html5-mobile-app/

Colleen O’Banion: Mobile web design pitfalls
http://www.mobilecommercedaily.com/2011/08/17/mobile-web-design-pitfalls