In this chapter, we will look at how events work in jQuery Mobile. While developers obviously have access to regular events (button clicks and so on), jQuery Mobile also exposes its own events for developers to make use of. These events are specifically focused on things that users typically do with a touch device. Supporting these events enables users to make use of the interactions they are already familiar with when working on a mobile device.
In this chapter, we will be covering the following topics:
Touch, swipe, scroll, and other physical events