“The following guidelines will help you prepare web content and design a website or web-based application for iPhone. If you are a seasoned web developer, there are probably just a few refinements you can make to ensure that your site looks great and works best on iPhone.”
The document released by Apple this week only tells the beginning of the story of how to optimize web pages for the iPhone and develop webapps. The http://www.iPhoneWebDev.com developer community has been working hard to fill in the gaps of missing information. Since Friday we’ve figured out some best practices for viewport settings, discovered how to hide the URL bar to make more space available to web apps, how to detect orientation changes (portrait to landscape and back), and have made progress on quite a few issues and work arounds for a number of bugs. If you are an iPhone web coder, check out our list archives and come join our community of developers helping developers!
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