jQuery Mobile

jQuery Mobile

By: Jon Reid (author)Paperback

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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

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About Author

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 experience with HTML-based RIAs and has been the lead on projects ranging from genetic analysis software to Microsoft's "I'm a PC" campaign. Jon is an alumni of the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he graduated with a degree in Physics and Mathematics. He lives in Denver with his partner of 13 years.

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781449306687
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 132
  • ID: 9781449306687
  • weight: 224
  • ISBN10: 1449306683

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