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Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for Android by Gavin Williams

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Chapter    7

JavaScript for Mobile

JavaScript for mobile has come quite a long way since the dawn of the first consumer WAP mobile phone, the Nokia 7110, in 1999. From having absolutely no support to having full support and more in just over 10 years, JavaScript has made our mobile web experience much more interactive, interesting, and fulfilling.

The problem today is, with so much JavaScript support, how do we leverage it to our advantage, make it unobtrusive, and provide a good and smooth experience for our users?

This chapter will guide you through how to integrate JavaScript into your projects, using the different types of libraries available to make it easier for you to produce mobile web applications that should work on any platform. ...

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