With the surge in smart phones and interactive tablets, the demand for compatible content and apps has never been so high. While most of the attention has centered on native app development, what many don't know is that websites can be designed to run just as seamlessly as apps, with code that makes them compatible and streamlined within iOS and Android devices. In this short, hands-on jQuery mobile tutorial course, you'll learn how to work with one of the web's most flexible standards to quickly create your own mobile-friendly sites. You'll learn how to accommodate multiple formats at the same time as well as how to work with jQuery's ThemeRoller and customized CSS to achieve exactly the look and feel you want in the menus and splash screens that appear on users' devices.
What You Will Learn
- How to create a usable website that can function like an app on iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets.
- How to apply custom themes and view settings to improve and streamline the graphical interface of your mobile site.
- How to load external 3rd party content within your mobile site using AJAX standards and splash screens.
Who Should Take This Course
- Anyone with a basic knowledge and interest in web design looking to deliver mobile-friendly content and web apps.
- Anyone with an existing website they would like to optimize for iOS and Android devices.
- Anyone looking to deliver a compelling mobile service or experience without the cost or complications of native app development.
What People Are Saying
"The training is short, but it's just what I needed to get started...Chris keeps it simple but shows a lot of interesting options along the way."
- Tim Vang
"Quick, to the point, perfect for getting my site ready for iPhone users."
- Alex Aguirre
"I was dreading bringing our restaurant's site onto the iPhone but these videos made it easy. Would have done it much sooner if I knew!"
- Jonathan Cherry
Curriculum For This Course
About This Course
Working Files - Download These First
Create Project Folders
Beginning The HTML Markup
Applying And Customizing Themes
Intro To Themes
Apply Custom Theme
Adding The Content And Navigation
Back And Footer Buttons
Adding A Live Filtering List
Creating Custom CSS
Swatch A Overrides
Swatch C Overrides
Where To Go From Here