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  • Obtain and install Zepto.js on your web pages and applications
  • Build custom versions of Zepto.js for different circumstances
  • Use Zepto.js's animation features for rich web interactions
  • Understand the differences between Zepto.js and jQuery and how to deal with them
  • Use Zepto.js for mobile device detection
  • Extend Zepto.js using its plugin mechanism
  • Add touch and gestural support to your web applications on mobile devices

Learn how to slim down your website's imprint and speed up the user's experience with Zepto.js, a jQuery-like JavaScript library.

Instant Zepto.js will show you the benefits of choosing Zepto.js over jQuery. You will learn how to install and get it working on your websites as well as how to take advantage of hardware features such as fast, smooth animation and gestures on mobile devices.

Instant Zepto.js will take you from installing Zepto.js all the way to building a custom user interface using gesture support and hardware-accelerated animation. You'll learn how to set up and get Zepto.js working on your web pages, have a quick run-through of the features it provides, and then you'll get right down to making animations, adding gesture support, and writing plugins to extend the library.

Instant Zepto.js is a fast-paced guide that will get you up and running in no time at all.

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Create websites and applications that respond quicker than your rivals
  • Add powerful gesture support to any web page with only a few lines of code
  • Build plugins to extend Zepto.js and make them compatible with jQuery
  • Full of step-by-step walkthroughs and examples to quickly get you started and productive with Zepto.js
Page Count 48
Course Length 1 hours 26 minutes
ISBN 9781783282906
Date Of Publication 24 Sep 2013


Ian Pointer

Ian Pointer is a Senior Developer at Open Software Integrators in Durham, NC, USA. Originally from the United Kingdom, he has been living in America for two years and has been doing full-stack development on high-traffic websites on both sides of the country.