DGM2740 Principles of Web Languages

This course was built by Dr. Paul Cheney for the Digital Media Department at UVU

Unit13 jQuery Mobile



There are several approaches to handling mobile phones and tablets. One is to build several custom applications and put them in the mobile stores and hope customers will download them. Another is to build a responsive site which you have been practicing all semester long. A third approach is to redirect mobile traffic to a site build especially for the phone.

The jQuery mobile framework allows you to design a single web site OR application that will work on all popular smartphone, tablet, and desktop platforms including:

The thing that's so awesome about jQuery Mobile is that when you add phone gap, you can build a custom app that uses the phones camera and accelerometer.
In this unit you will practice this third approach using the Adobe jQuery mobile framework.

Learning Activities

All videos listed below are available on UDEMY


Reflection Questions

You will please submit the answers to these questions in Canvas


View an example of a jQuery mobile site