Build a powerful and practical jQuery-based framework in order to create mobile-optimized websites
About This Book
Build websites with jQuery Mobile that work beautifully across a wide range of mobile devices
Become a competent jQuery Mobile developer and learn the building blocks of jQuery Mobile’s component-driven design
This book covers key concepts but with a focus on providing the practical skills required
Who This Book Is For
What You Will Learn
Create mobile-optimized sites using simple HTML
Structure your sites so users can browse them on mobile devices
Find out how to work with multiple pages in the JQM framework and embed multiple pages in HTML files
Enhance simple pages using various toolbars
Include mobile-optimized forms for interactive sites
Convert desktop sites into mobile versions
Use HTML5’s local storage feature in jQuery Mobile to include persistent client-side storage
Explore the rich sets of widgets and themes available and discover how to modify them for use in your jQuery Mobile site
jQuery Mobile is a HTML5-based touch-optimized web framework. jQuery Mobile can be used to build responsive cross-platform websites and apps for a wide range of smartphones, tablets, and desktop devices. The jQuery Mobile framework can be integrated with other mobile app frameworks such as PhoneGap, IBM Worklight, and more.
Style and approach
Through a set of easy to follow instructions, we’ll show you how to use jQuery Mobile’s features one easy-to-use widget at a time. You’ll see examples for each feature as well as screenshots to demonstrate what they should look like on a mobile device. You can then take these example files and modify them as you learn to experiment.
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