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Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours by Jennifer Kyrnin

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Hour 5. JavaScript and HTML5 Web Applications

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• What JavaScript is and how to install scripts

• How to create a rollover on text and images

• Dynamic form validation with jQuery

• How easy using jQuery Mobile is to create mobile applications

Web design consists of three parts: content, style, and behavior. In the previous hours, you learned about HTML (the content) and CSS (the style). JavaScript is the behavior. Having all three of these layers in your designs, and keeping them separated, is important.

In this hour, you will learn what JavaScript is and how to add it into your web page. It also provides a few scripts to get you going.

This hour then introduces you to a JavaScript framework called jQuery. This ...

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