Build websites and apps for touch devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry with the recently developed jQuery Mobile library. This introductory tutorial shows you how. Learn the best way to apply this library's many interface components through a series of hands-on exercises. By the end of the book, you'll have built a complete working mobile application for multiple handset and tablet platforms using just semantic HTML5 code. jQuery Mobile: Up and Running teaches you how to create responsive, Ajax-based interfaces that work on tablets as well as smartphones, so you don't have to rebuild everything for different platforms. You don't need programming skills or previous experience with jQuery or HTML5 to get started. This book shows you exactly what you need to know.
* Understand how jQuery Mobile, HTML5, and CSS3 work on smartphones and tablets * Build a single project for a variety of platforms, including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Firefox, webOS, and Internet Explorer * Convert web content built with jQuery Mobile into apps ready for sale and distribution in every application store * Learn how to create HTML5 semantic code prepared for mobile and tablet devices * Work with jQuery Mobile components, form elements, list views, and themes