3. Getting Started with jQuery Mobile

In the previous chapters, we covered basic jQuery, how to create an HTML5 template, how to add a viewport meta tag for mobile browsing, and how to use data- attributes. Now you’re ready to dive into jQuery Mobile and see how these languages, elements, and attributes are leveraged and enhanced using the framework. One of the great things about the jQuery Mobile framework is that at its core it’s basic HTML5 markup and JavaScript, which is supported by all major browsers. For basic jQuery Mobile development, there honestly isn’t that much to learn. This chapter covers the few steps and provides a little background as to what’s happening behind the scenes. In later chapters, you’ll see how you can expand on ...

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