About This Course

jQuery Mobile is a touch-optimized framework for creating mobile web applications. It is built on the existing jQuery and jQuery UI core libraries. jQuery mobile greatly simplifies the production of cross-platform mobile apps.

The Introduction to jQuery Mobile training course will cover the essentials of jQuery mobile including forms, navigation/routing, event handling, using CSS3, and optimizing apps to be fast in production.

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This is a half-day hands-on course.

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What Happy Developers Say

The instructor did a good job of adjusting content to meet different skill levels.
Developer, Intuit
The instructor was very knowledgeable, making it easy to ask questions and provided good conversation about the topic at hand.
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The instructor demonstrated strong broad knowledge as well as technical in-depth when appropriate
Engineer, Starbucks
I liked that we could determine what to learn, no time was wasted.
Javascript Developer, RetailMeNot
I had trouble understanding a certain concept, and told the instructor that I just didn't get it. While the class was busy with an exercise, he sat down with me, gave me material to read, and made sure I understood it before I moved on. I really appreciated that.
JavaScript Developer, PayPal
The instructor has a great attitude and pacing. Amazing how much he knows about JS!
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  • Getting Started with jQuery Mobile.
  • Pages and Navigation.
  • The User Interface: Lists, Forms, and Themes.
  • jQuery and jQuery Mobile: Events and Ajax.
  • Advanced Usage and Mobile Applications.


jQuery developers looking to enhance their mobile application development skills.

Course Outline

  • Forms
    • Inputs
    • Selects
    • Sliders
  • Navigating and Page Transitions
  • Understanding the page architecture
    • Page Anatomy and Sections
    • Headers and Footers
    • Using Theme Swatches
  • Building your first jQuery Mobile
  • Content formatting features
  • Responding to events
    • Touch Events
    • Orientation Change Events
    • Scroll Events
    • Page Display Events
  • Using Themes and Theme Roller
  • Using CSS3
  • Using Icon Sprites
  • Speeding Up Your Apps
    • Compression
    • Decoupling
    • Optimizing Images
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Instructors Who Teach This Course



Kito D. Mann is the Principal Consultant at Virtua, Inc., specializing in enterprise application architecture, training, development, and mentoring with JavaServer Faces, HTML5, Web Components, portlets, Liferay, and Java EE technologies. He is also the editor-in-chief of JSFCentral.com (www.jsfcentral.com), co-host of the Enterprise Java Newscast (https://www.enterprisejavanews.com), and the a... read more



Pete has been doing professional software development since 2001. His experience includes the full spectrum of businesses from large Fortune-500 Enterprises through growing mid-sized companies, down to brand new startups with a handful of founders. He has developed web-based business applications of many flavors, enterprise data center management software, social media applications, industrial ... read more



Peter is a Senior Java Developer / Architect / Manager with over 20 years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of computer systems, including 20 years of experience architecting and delivering web-based IT solutions. Peter manages and leads an experienced team of Java and object-oriented programming specialists that provide a wide range of technical services. Peter founded Jav... read more



Joshua has been in the Internet industry almost since its inception, working as an enterprise systems administrator for 5 years, as a systems/network architect for two years, and as a developer for 15 years. His programming experience is generally centered on Internet applications; nowadays mostly focused on JavaScript, both server-side and front-end. Joshua is a believer in disruptive technolo... read more



Jeremy is a senior software engineer with over 15 years experience building websites and applications. He develops mobile apps with Ionic, crafts user interfaces with AngularJS, and builds web-service layers with Node.js.

He has a passion for open source and is the author of Ionic in Action and coauthor of Angular 2 in Action. He lives in Texas with his wife and daughter, and when he isn’t c... read more

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