Mobile web applications and some more advanced layouts are commonly seen using internal scroll bars. These are custom-made scroll features which are nested inside another container on the page. I feel these have become more popular since the rise of dynamic content and the popularity of jQuery plugins. Keep in mind that most webpages still […]
I have run into a number of simple effects to generate image magnification. You can sometimes find this on e-commerce websites for product images when you hover onto the thumbnail and a bigger zoom effect will display. This is a great technique no matter what type of website you have. But I was running into […]
Build an HTML5 Signup Form with Dynamic CAPTCHA There are plenty of great tutorials on the Internet which follow along the typical CAPTCHA security technique. However after playing around in website interfaces I wanted to put together a dynamic CAPTCHA which slides into the form after everything else is completed. This effect should work in […]
Dynamic character counters are a common feature which I see requested frequently by web developers. You may have a form input field or textarea for users to enter data but want to limit the content. You could do this using maxlength which has been a property since the HTML4 specs. However we want to provide […]
The whole jQuery library has grown tremendously in the past couple of years. With open resources such as Git and Github web developers have been creating plugins for even richer effects. Some of the team members had a great idea to port this code over to a mobile platform.
In this guide it is my goal to introduce you into the jQuery Mobile platform. There is a lot of material to cover so we likely won’t hit everything. But fortunately the team has made development super easy and streamlined with fantastic documentation. Check out the website and fairly active developer’s forum for more in-depth answers.