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Phonegap Essentials

By : Ivan Turkovic
Book Image

Phonegap Essentials

By: Ivan Turkovic

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

User interface


PhoneGap is UI-agnostic by default. You can start from scratch with a plain HTML file and no CSS classes. This means that you can choose anything that you prefer. However, it is also a problem which one to choose, as there are many options such as choosing a unified look for all of the platforms or to go with a specific UI look and feel for every platform. We will go over some of the most popular choices, as follows:

  • jQuery Mobile (http://jquerymobile.com/) is built on the jQuery UI foundation. jQuery Mobile is an HTML5-based user interface system designed to make responsive web sites and apps that are accessible on all smartphones, tablets, and desktop devices. The default UI look and feel resembles the jQuery UI, but extensive support with a wide array of themes can help you to quickly customize the default look and feel. Compared to some other frameworks described here, it just takes care of the UI part and you can use it with the other frameworks for the business logic...