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jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials Second Edition by Andy Matthews, Raymond Camden

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Getting jQuery Mobile

In the preface we talked about how jQuery Mobile is just a set of files. That isn't said to minimize the amount of work done to create those files, or how powerful they are, but to emphasize that using jQuery Mobile means you don't have to install any special tools or server. You can download the files and simply include them in your page. And if that's too much work, you have an even simpler solution. jQuery Mobile's files are hosted on a Content Delivery Network (CDN). This is a resource hosted by them and guaranteed (as much as anything like this can be) to be online and available. Multiple sites are already using these CDN hosted files. That means when your users hit your site they may already have the resources in their ...

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