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jQuery Mobile Cookbook by Chetan K Jain

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Chapter 1. Get Rolling

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Writing your first jQuery Mobile application
  • Using JS Bin to create a simple application

Introduction

The jQuery Mobile Framework is an open source cross-platform UI framework. It is built using HTML5, CSS3, and the very popular jQuery JavaScript library, and it follows Open Web standards. It provides touch-friendly UI widgets that are specially styled for mobile devices. It has a powerful theming framework to style your applications. It supports AJAX for various tasks, such as page navigation and transitions.

As jQuery Mobile follows the open web standards, you can be sure that your application can get maximum support and compatibility with a wide range of browsers and platforms. ...

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