jQuery Mobile: Up and Running
By the time you finish this book, you’ll know how to create responsive, Ajax-based interfaces that work on a variety of smartphones and tablets, using jQuery Mobile and semantic Html5 code.
- Work with Ui components to format content and create forms, lists, navbars, and buttons
- Customize your entire user interface with themes and Css3
- Enable users to install your app from the browser and work with it offline
- Distribute through app stores by packaging your creation as a native app
have compatibility and performance problems if we deliver the same document we would for the desktop. Therefore, One Web remains a goal for the future. A little additional work is still required to provide the right user experience for each mobile device, but there are techniques that can be applied to reduce the work required and avoid code and data duplication. Just create an HTML file with a width of 240 pixels, and you have a mobile website This is the other fast-food way to think about the
instead of the real character typed, the user may be unsure that he’s entered the text correctly (even if, as some devices do, the character is displayed for a second before it’s changed to a star). If you still want to use the password input, I recommend forcing the text input to be numeric. Jakob Nielsen (http://useit.com), guru of web usability, agrees. In a 2009 Alertbox column, Nielsen wrote: “Usability suffers when users type in passwords and the only feedback they get is a row of bullets.
selection dialog in a non-native select list Form Elements | 133 Figure 5-15. Multiple non-native menus have a user interface with a multiple selection list view 134 | Chapter 5: Form Components For non-native menus to work, we have one restriction on option elements. They need to include explicitly the value attribute with an option. If you define an empty value, then it will be used as the title of the pop-over window. Radio Buttons We all know what a radio button is. The great thing
$.mobile.dialog.prototype.options.closeBtnText = "Cerrar" $.mobile.collapsible.prototype.options.expandCueText = " click para expandir contenido"; $.mobile.collapsible.prototype.options. collapseCueText = " click para cerrar contenido"; $.mobile.listview.prototype.options.filterPlaceholder = "Filtrar ítems..."; $.mobile.selectmenu.prototype.options.closeText = "Cerrar"; }); Touch overflow As we have discussed in previous chapters, enabling fixed toolbars (with data-posi tion="fixed") doesn’t
networks and Web 2.0 services. If your friends can post pictures from their mobile devices, you’ll probably want to do the same, so you may upgrade your phone whenever you can. Nokia, Motorola, Kyocera, LG, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson have devices for this market. They typically do not have touch support, have limited memory, and include only a very basic camera and a basic music player. Mid-end/high-end mobile devices This is the mass-market option for a decent mobile web experience. Mid-end