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

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Chapter 8. Moving Further with the Notekeeper Mobile Application

In this chapter we're going to begin assembling everything we've learned about lists, forms, pages, and content formatting thus far into a usable "mobile application"—the Notekeeper application.

In this chapter, we will do the following:

  • Accept user input using forms
  • Store user-inputted data locally using the HTML5 localStorage functionality
  • Demonstrate how to add, edit, and remove items from the page dynamically

What is a mobile application?

Before writing our first mobile application, perhaps we should define what one is. Wikipedia defines it as follows (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_app):

A mobile application (or mobile app) is a software application designed to run on smartphones, ...

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