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An Evening With jQuery Mobile

Welcome to our second meet up of 2013. This is the second meetup in our imobile App Dev series. This series of talks introduces web and software developers to technologies that will allow them to make the transition to mobile application development.

South Bay Mobile User Group is please to present, An Evening With jQuery Mobile presented by Troy Miles. Troy is a Senior Software Engineer at Kelly Blue Book and Mobile Web Developer Trainer. Because of his extreme depth of knowledge of mobile technologies, he is a sought after speaker at code camps and other technical events. Troy will show us how to build mobile applications that will run everywhere, on any platform using jQuery Mobile. You will get an overview of how to develop client side user interfaces for smart phones and tablets and how easy it is for web developers to start building mobile web applications.


• The mobile space today
• Native vs. web
• What is jQuery Mobile
• What is a web app
• From web developer to mobile developer using jQuery Mobile
• What you need to know about HTML5 in order to use jQuery Mobile

Getting Started with jQuery Mobile

• Downloading the Most Recent Version of jQuery Mobile
• Proper Markup for Loading Framework JavaScript and CSS
• Self hosted vs. CDNs

Understanding page architecture

• Using page transitions
• Creating and using dialogs
• Working with buttons and toolbars
• Using headers and footers
• Creating navigation bars
• Understanding how positioned toolbars work

Creating jQuery Mobile Forms

• Understanding form basics
• Using text and search inputs
• Using radio buttons, checkboxes, and toggles
• Using select lists and sliders

Working with List Views

• Overview of list views
• Basic list views

jQuery Mobile Events

• Touch events
• Orientation events
• Scroll events
• Page initialization and load events
• Page change and transition events

Packaging your app for installation and stores using PhoneGap

This is not a meetup to be missed!!!

All Are Welcome!
Admission to the meeting is FREE!
FREE food and refreshments are provided!
As usual, there will be great raffle prizes!

This meet up is sponsored by Kareo, medical office and billing software.

Looking for a job? Kareo is hiring! John LaMarche of Kareo will be on hand to talk about the various technical opportunities available. If you or someone you know is looking for work, this is the place to be!

This meeting is in building 100, room 1 E13 Enter the Honda campus on the west side, off of Van ness street. Turn east on Central street will take you on to the campus. Turn right at the first street once on the campus. Building 100 is the large building on the south side of the campus with HONDA on it in large red letters. Park and enter on the south side of building 100.

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  • Fred L.

    Sounds like I really missed out. Could not make it. Any material(s) posted online?

    February 27, 2013

  • John L.

    Great job, Troy! Phillip, thanks for allowing to sponsor this event!!! Thanks to everyone who came out.

    February 27, 2013

  • Eli P.

    Sorry had to miss that. Urgency at work. Is there any material that can be posted online?

    1 · February 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good mix of presentation and demonstration.

    1 · February 27, 2013

  • Pete

    Very good presentation

    February 26, 2013

  • @MaxRamirez

    Sounds exciting! Looking forward to attending...

    February 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Prior Commitment

    February 26, 2013

  • Joe C.

    Looking forward to this event.

    February 25, 2013

  • Lili K.


    February 24, 2013

  • Fred L.

    I'll be there! mLooking forward to it.

    February 18, 2013

  • John L.

    Looking forward to the event.

    February 7, 2013

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