Chapter 11. jQuery Mobile
According to jquerymobile.com, jQuery Mobile is an HTML5-based user interface system designed to make responsive websites and apps that are accessible on all smartphone, tablet, and desktop devices. But jQuery Mobile was mainly created for developing web applications for smaller screens.
Obtaining jQuery Mobile
The jQuery Mobile website has all you need to start using this library. You can find lots of learning materials in the Demos section: tutorials, an API reference, and samples. The Download section contains links for the library itself.
There are two ways of including jQuery Mobile in the source code of your application: either download and uncompress the ZIP file in your local directory and specify this location in the source code of your application, or include the URLs of the content delivery network (CDN)–hosted files. Visit the jQuery Mobile Download page for the up-to-date URLs.
In our code samples, we’ll be adding the following code snippets, which ...