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Instant Zepto.js

Ian Pointer

Create fast and responsive mobile web apps with Zepto.js
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783282890
Paperback48 pages

About This Book

  • 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

Who This Book Is For

Instant Zepto.js is designed for web developers with some jQuery experience who are interested in speeding up and enhancing their web applications, especially on mobile devices.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Zepto.js
So, what is Zepto.js?
Quick start – the Zepto.js API
Top 3 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • 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

In Detail

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.


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