jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials

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Learn
  • Use simple HTML to create mobile-optimized sites
  • Create a custom jQuery UI widget using the widget library
  • Structure your sites for browsing on mobile devices
  • Include forms for interactive sites
  • Convert desktop sites into mobile versions
  • Theme your jQuery Mobile site
  • Create native applications
About

jQuery Mobile is a unified, HTML5-based user interface system for all popular mobile device platforms. It is compatible with all major mobile, tablet, e-reader and desktop platforms like iOS, Android, Blackberry, Palm WebOS, Nokia/Symbian, and Windows Phone 7.

jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials will explain how to create mobile-optimized sites with the easiest, most practical HTML/JavaScript framework available and to add the framework to your HTML pages to create rich, mobile-optimized web pages with minimal effort.

Throughout the book, you'll learn details that help you become a pro at mobile web development. You begin with simple HTML and quickly enhance it using jQuery Mobile for incredible mobile-optimized sites. Start by learning the building blocks of jQuery Mobile’s component-driven design. Dig into forms, events, and styling, then finish by building native mobile applications. You will learn how to build websites and apps for touch devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry with the recently developed jQuery Mobile library through sample applications of increasing complexity.

Features
  • Create websites that work beautifully on a wide range of mobile devices with jQuery mobile
  • Learn to prepare your jQuery mobile project by learning through three sample applications
  • Packed with easy to follow examples and clear explanations of how to easily build mobile-optimized websites
Page Count 246
Course Length 7 hours 22 minutes
ISBN 9781849517263
Date Of Publication 2 May 2012

Authors

Raymond Camden

Raymond Camden is a developer advocate for IBM. His work focuses on the StrongLoop platform, Bluemix, hybrid mobile development, Node.js, HTML5, and web standards in general. He's a published author and presents at conferences and user groups on a variety of topics. Raymond can be reached at his blog (http://www.raymondcamden.com), @raymondcamden on Twitter, or via e-mail at raymondcamden@gmail.com.

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Raymond Camden is the author of many development books, including Apache Cordova in Action, Manning Publications and Client-Side Data Storage, O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Andy Matthews

Andy Matthews has been working as a software engineer for nearly 20 years with experience in a wide range of industries and a skillset that includes UI/UX, graphic design, and programming. He is the coauthor of the books Creating Mobile Apps with jQuery Mobile and jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials by Packt Publishing. He has written for online publications, such as Adobe, NetTuts, and .NET Magazine. He has spoken at conferences all over the country, and has developed a number of projects for the open source community.