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jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials by Andy Matthews, Raymond Camden

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Chapter 7. Creating Modal Dialogs, Grids, and Collapsible Blocks

In this chapter, we will look at dialogs, grids, and collapsible blocks. In the previous chapters we've dealt with pages, buttons, and form controls. While jQuery Mobile provides great support for them, there are even more UI controls you get within the framework.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Discuss how to link to and create dialogs – also how to handle leaving them
  • Demonstrate grids and how you can add them to your pages
  • Show how collapsible blocks allow you to pack a lot of information in a small amount of space

Creating dialogs

Dialogs: at least under the jQuery Mobile framework: are small windows that cover an existing page. They typically provide a short message or question for the ...

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