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Sams Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 Hours by Phil Dutson

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Hour 2. Working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

What You’ll Learn In This Hour:

• The current role of HTML

• Different ways to add styles to a web page

• What JavaScript is and how you can use it

This hour reviews the concepts and current trends of using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This is important as it plays a major role in development with jQuery Mobile. Sites that use jQuery Mobile are built with HTML, and while they are styled by a default theme, you may want to change the styles to something a little more custom. Doing this requires knowledge of how to read and edit CSS. Understanding JavaScript comes into play when you want to bind events to button presses or screen taps. Understanding standard JavaScript is also useful when learning ...

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