This learning track is designed for programmers who want to develop applications
with jQuery Mobile. It usually takes 3 days for fast developers, 10 days in average
and up to 3 weeks for the very beginners. The learning track teaches:
section provides a lot of additional knowledge and is a good starting point for
questions you might have.
easier and irons out a lot of cross-browser issues.
Please go to Learning jQuery and read through
all of the chapters. After that, have a look at the jQuery API
and make yourself familiar with all of the methods jQuery exposes.
When working with jQuery you will often have to integrate 3rd party plugins or libraries.
Have a look at jQuery plugins, a public repository
of available jQuery plugins. Select a few examples and see how they are written and can be
integrated into an existing application.
jQuery Mobile is a library based on top of jQuery which focusses on responsive web design.
Please go to the jQuery Mobile API and work through
the sections in the left hand menu (Events, Methods, Miscellaneous, Properties, References, Widgets).
Pay special attention to the jQuery Mobile event system as well as the widget section.
All jQuery Mobile widgets are written using the jQueryUI widget factory - an abstraction framework
for writing jQuery plugins. Make yourself familiar with the
jQueryUI widget factory API, so you are able to write your own widgets or modify existing plugins.
In order to write reusable code, you should make yourself familiar with the following tools:
Now that you are familiar with all of the technologies you should do develop a simple task manager application using jQuery Mobile
and JIO. Follow these steps:
The walkthrough of how to create the task manager can be found here.