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Dreamweaver CS6 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery Mobile by David Karlins

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Customizing themes with ThemeRoller

The mobile world would be a rather dull, conformist place if every site was constrained by the color options available from the five default themes available in the jQuery Mobile CSS file.

The most accessible, powerful tool for creating custom themes is ThemeRoller. ThemeRoller is an online application that rolls together a set of swatches into a theme. ThemeRoller creates as many as 26 separate swatches.

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Themes and swatches

The five jQuery Mobile theme swatches (a, b, c, d, and e) are often referred to, for shorthand, as themes. But technically speaking, these sets of colors and graphical elements are swatches within a theme. A jQuery Mobile theme is actually a set of swatches within the CSS stylesheet ...

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