Chapter     4

Writing the Application with jQuery Mobile, Part II

It used to be that “just a little HTML would do ya,” as the saying goes (well, if there was such a saying - which there should be!). So-called brochureware sites were all the rage, especially for companies taking their first tentative steps onto the fledgling Internet market. Nowadays, though, it’s not nearly enough! The Internet-using public, including you and me of course, demand more. They demand interaction. They demand movement. Most of all, they demand that a website, and certainly a web app, do more than just sit there and burn itself into the screen-reddened eyeballs of the user viewing them.

For the most part, providing this interactivity demands JavaScript (putting aside ...

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