Synopsis: jQuery mobile is a friendly framework built by the good people of jQuery to help you make mobile apps.
jQuery Mobile is cross platform, modern, easy to learn, offers a drag and drop theme builder, and is speed-boosted by customized downloads of just the elements you need. You can even pair it with PhoneGap to go from mobile web-app to full-fledged mobile-app for download in the app store.
From jquerymobile.com: "A unified, HTML5-based user interface system for all popular mobile device platforms, built on the rock-solid jQuery and jQuery UI foundation. It's lightweight code is built with progressive enhancement, and has a flexible, easily theme-able design."
Skill Level: Beginner
• Basic understanding of HTML/CSS. You can copy/paste your way through, but I recommend writing your own HTML if you can.
• Basic understanding of HTML5. You're allowed to add custom attributes to tags like 'data-something'
• Basic understanding of AJAX. The browser asks the server for some information after the page is already loaded and handles that new information without refreshing the page- Sense of adventure
• Laptop. If you would like to follow along.
• Text editor
• Modern browser
Speaker: Scott Williams is a software developer at scubaba.com and Co-Founder of Dev Workshop Indy. He spends most of his time doing web work, but has years of experience in graphic design, photography. He also enjoys DIY electronics, camping, and kayaking.