Final Release of TechWatch Report: Delivering Web to Mobile

The final version of the TechWatch Report Delivering Web to Mobile is now available in PDF format.

A preview version of the report was announced on 21 February 2012.  The report has been updated in light of feedback received.

As described in the introduction:

This report is intended to help staff of UK education institutions, involved in the development of content, gain an understanding of the emerging approaches to delivering services and content for mobile devices using the Web.

The following areas are covered in the report:

  • State of the Mobile Web (including UK HEI findings)
  • Mobile Web Browsers
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Mobile First
  • Progressive Enhancement
  • Server-side Device Detection
  • Dedicated Mobile Site?
  • Mobile Web Apps
  • HTML5
  • Device APIs
  • HTML5 Frameworks
  • “Hybrid Apps”

The report, which was written by Mark Power, JISC Cetis, is the second in a series of TechWatch reports that have been published by the JISC Observatory.


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2 Responses to Final Release of TechWatch Report: Delivering Web to Mobile

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  2. I think most educators should be concentrating on responsive web design as a main topic in web design courses. This seems to be the emerging preference for the future of fully browser and appliance compatible websites.