jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Use simple HTML to create mobile optimized sites
  • Structure your sites for browsing on mobile devices
  • Include forms for interactive sites
  • Convert desktop sites into mobile versions
  • Use HTML5’s local storage feature in jQuery Mobile
  • Theme your jQuery Mobile site with the online theme builder
  • Create native applications
About

jQuery Mobile is a unified, HTML5-based user interface system for all popular mobile device platforms. It is the most practical HTML/JavaScript framework available today. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use jQuery Mobile with your HTML pages, and create mobile friendly websites in no time.

jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials - Second Edition will explain how to add the framework to your HTML pages to create rich, mobile optimized web pages with minimal effort. By using simple data attributes, you can quickly create mobile pages and other widgets. You'll see how each widget works, with the help of detailed examples and screenshots.

jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials - Second Edition is packed with examples that will help you become a pro at mobile web development. We will begin with simple HTML, and quickly enhance it using jQuery Mobile for incredible mobile optimized sites.

We start off by learning the building blocks of jQuery Mobile’s component driven design. We then dig into forms, events, and styling. You'll see how jQuery Mobile automatically enhances content, and learn how to use the JavaScript API for building complex sites. Along the way, we will leverage all these concepts, and build three sample mobile applications.

Features
  • Create websites that work beautifully on a wide range of mobile devices
  • Develop your own jQuery mobile project with the help of three sample applications
  • Packed with easy-to-follow examples and clear explanations of how to easily build mobile-optimized websites
Page Count 242
Course Length 7 hours 15 minutes
ISBN 9781782167891
Date Of Publication 24 Sep 2013

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.

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.