...and an extra special welcome to mobile developers as we launch our new mobile
Granted, sharp-eyed readers already know that we've been providing top-notch mobile resources for some time now (thanks for
noticing), but the growing importance of these technologies and our expanding library of mobile-related content inspired
us to build a permanent home for all of these helpful articles, knowledge paths, forums, blogs, videos, and more. Sharpen
your skills and keep up with your peers; you can start with this week's new feature article, "Implement
responsive design with jQuery Mobile and CSS3," then explore the popular mobile topics list in the right-hand column.
And don't overlook the trial version of Worklight
Mobile Platform V4.2.1 (30 days, no charge). Want me to keep you apprised of the latest mobile content on developerWorks?
your newsletter profile to include mobile development listings.
The new mobile site is just one of several announcements being made at next week's Impact
2012 conference, including at least a couple of items that you probably don't know about -- regardless of how sharp you
are. (Stay tuned.)
Until next week,
John Swanson and the developerWorks editorial team
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