Delivering Web to Mobile
Mark Power, JISC CETIS
From the Introduction:
The use of mobile devices for the consumption and use of Web content and services has grown steadily over the last few years and continues to do so, with analysts predicting that mobile will soon exceed the traditional desktop PC as the most common means users interact with the Web and other Internet services.
This report looks at the growth of mobile, the state of the Web and gives an overview of approaches to delivering content and services optimised for the mobile context. This includes approaches to Web design for responsive sites, leveraging access to device functions and capabilities and the use of Web technologies to build mobile applications.
The following areas are covered in the report:
State of the Mobile Web (including UK HEI findings)
Mobile Web Browsers
Responsive Web Design
Server-side Device Detection
Dedicated Mobile Site?
Mobile Web Apps