This book shows you just how powerful, and yet easy to use, the new Web development environment
from Microsoft really is. Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition, along with the relational database SQL
Server 2005 Express Edition, allows you to build great Web sites using drag-and-drop techniques, wizards,
and a huge range of developer-friendly tools and controls. The book demonstrates this by leading you
through the creation of a fully featured and highly interactive e-commerce Web application, like those
you are used to seeing on the Internet today....
jQuery Mobile is an award winning, HTML5/CSS3-based open source, cross-platform UI
framework. It offers a very cool and highly customizable UI. It is built on the popular jQuery
library and uses declarative coding, making it easy to use and learn. It is the market leader
today, considering the numerous browsers and platforms that it supports.
jQuery Mobile Cookbook presents over eighty recipes written in a simple and easy manner.
You can quickly learn and start writing the code immediately.
Let's begin with a simple web page that is not mobile optimized. To be clear, we
aren't saying it can't be used on a mobile device. Not at all. But it may not be usable
on a mobile device. It may be hard to read (text too small). It may be too wide. It
may use forms that don't work well on a touch screen. We don't know what kinds
of problems will have at all until we start testing. (And we've all done testing of our
websites on mobile devices to see how well they work, right?)