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ISBN-13 9781449313791ISBN-10 1449313795
Print: 
ISBN-10 1-4493-0668-3ISBN-13 978-1-4493-0668-7
Author(s): Jon Reid
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Pages: 132
Description

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 itLearn about paging and navigation, including dialogs, Ajax content, and historyEmploy jQuery Mobile’s extensive event system to create rich interactionsWork with toolbars, buttons, lists, forms, and other UI elementsCreate a variety of visual designs with jQuery Mobile’s sophisticated theming systemUse the jQuery Mobile API for finer control over elements and interactionsPut everything together and build a mobile app from start to finish

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