jQuery Mobile First Look
By Giulio Bai
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Released: June 2011
Pages: 216

In Detail

The jQuery Mobile framework is jQuery's latest rabbit-out-of-the-hat project. The jQuery Mobile framework is open source and is supported by all the big players: iOS, Android, Bada, BlackBerry, Nokia, Ado, and so on. Considering all the names behind the project, it is a truly cross platform framework and porting applications made in jQuery mobile will be a snap with this new technology at your hands. Get to grips with everything you need to know to sprint through developing high-end web applications for mobiles.

jQuery Mobile First Look will show you the features of the jQuery Mobile framework, what they do, and how they can be used. It covers the installation thoroughly on all the machines as it is found with any new technology that the most difficult part is getting people to correctly install the product.

From Installation to specifications and from designing to deployment this book covers all the factors that you need to know before starting your own mobile web application development. Starting with an introduction to jQuery Mobile, the book will give you an overview of the key features of the framework and how they can be used to implement a mobile web application. Development tips and troubleshooting add to the standard information contained in these pages. The topics covered include everything the jQuery Mobile developer needs to know in order to create a full-feature web application for mobile devices. Ranging from a comparison of jQuery mobile with other popular frameworks and its installation on various Operating Systems to theming pages, website layout, and content formatting, the book presents information about buttons, toolbars, dialogs, forms, and list views, as well as suggesting best practices and workarounds to accomplish things in an alternative way.

jQuery Mobile First Look will help you learn one of the most promising JavaScript mobile frameworks and grasp how widgets and elements work and what you can do to customize and enhance their behavior.

A by-example guide that will let you explore all the features of jQuery Mobile and get you ready for all the mobile web development you will do

Approach

The jQuery Mobile First Look is a perfect reference to keep on your desk for finding out the capabilities of the jQuery Mobile framework and how you can put it to good use. This book will show you how to enjoy your programming by letting a simple yet effective JavaScript library handle the hassles you would encounter otherwise. It will quickly take you through the entire framework and cover every level of specification you need to know to kick-start your mobile web development.

Who this book is for

This is a First Look book that allows existing jQuery users to get a look at the features of jQuery mobile. It is targeted at jQuery users who want to enter the exciting world of mobile web development. All you need is the basics of jQuery and an interest to get involved with mobile development and you can use this book as a launch-pad for your future ventures in mobile web development with jQuery Mobile framework.

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