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jQuery Mobile Web Development Essentials by Andy Matthews, Raymond Camden

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Adding functionality with JavaScript

As this book has mentioned, you don't need to write any JavaScript to get your money's worth from jQuery Mobile. But as you begin to progress in your experience with jQuery Mobile you'll begin to see how much additional value JavaScript can add to your projects. Before we look at the code, lets talk about how it will be structured. If you've done any web design or development at all, you've probably seen JavaScript. It has been around since 1995 after all. The problem is that there's been many different ways to do the same thing in JavaScript and not all of them good.

The JavaScript code in this application will use what's called a design pattern. It's just a fancy term that specifies a certain structure to ...

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