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jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials Second Edition by Andy Matthews, Raymond Camden

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Adding functionalities with JavaScript

As already mentioned in this book, you don't need to write any JavaScript to get your money's worth from jQuery Mobile. As you progress in your experience with jQuery Mobile, you'll begin to see how much additional value JavaScript can add to your projects. Before we look at the code, let's talk about how it will be structured. If you've done any web designing or development earlier, you've probably seen JavaScript. It has been around since 1995. The problem is that there's been many different ways to do the same thing in JavaScript and not all of them are good.

The JavaScript code in this application will use what's called a design pattern. It's just a fancy term that specifies a certain structure to the ...

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