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Instant Wijmo Widgets How-to by Tochi Eke-Okoro

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ThemeRoller (Advanced)

Themes are an important part of any web or mobile widget. The quality, seamlessness, and ease of the user interface, also referred to as the UI, determine the usability of the widget. Most developers are less attentive to UI detail and focus more on the overall prototypical functionality.

The team at Wijmo understands the importance of UIs, and has integrated the jQuery UI into the Wijmo library. Wijmo was built on top of jQuery in such a way that making a reference to the Wijmo library also embeds the jQuery library.

Getting ready

The essence of ThemeRoller is to enable us to customize the look and feel of our widgets or apps in general. All the sample widgets created in previous recipes have references to a Wijmo theme called ...

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