jQuery Mobile by Jon ReidjQuery Mobile by Jon Reid

jQuery Mobile

byJon Reid

Paperback | July 10, 2011

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Native apps have distinct advantages, but the future belongs to mobile web apps that function on a broad range of smartphones and tablets. Get started with jQuery Mobile, the touch-optimized framework for creating apps that look and behave consistently across many devices. This concise book provides HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript code examples, screen shots, and step-by-step guidance to help you build a complete working app with jQuery Mobile.

If you're already familiar with the jQuery JavaScript library, you can use your existing skills to build cross-platform mobile web apps right now. This book shows you how.

  • Get a high-level overview of jQuery Mobile: how it works and how to use it
  • Learn about paging and navigation, including dialogs, Ajax content, and history
  • Employ jQuery Mobile’s extensive event system to create rich interactions
  • Work with toolbars, buttons, lists, forms, and other UI elements
  • Create a variety of visual designs with jQuery Mobile’s sophisticated theming system
  • Use the jQuery Mobile API for finer control over elements and interactions
  • Put everything together and build a mobile app from start to finish
Jon Reid is a senior developer at EffectiveUI. He has been developing in HTML and JavaScript since 1996 and is committed to building rich and accessible web experiences. He is passionate about user-centered creative processes and believes that involving the user is an essential part of creating awesome software. Jon has a variety of ex...
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Title:jQuery MobileFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 9.19 × 7 × 0.3 inPublished:July 10, 2011Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449306683

ISBN - 13:9781449306687

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Meet jQuery Mobile
  • Chapter 2: Application Structure and Navigation
  • Chapter 3: Page Elements
  • Chapter : Theming jQuery Mobile
  • Chapter 5: jQuery Mobile API
  • Chapter 6: jQuery Mobile in Action
  • Colophon