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Looks do matter

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jQuery Mobile is great, offers great features! With the new and upcoming version of this mobile web framework, we will have access to more out-of-the-box widgets and some brilliant features coming our way! With hammer.js and PEP integrations round the corner, we will have more gesture support in the upcoming versions. With so much great features, developers are still hesitant on choosing this mobile framework for the sole reason that the UI doesn't look great! Well, this is true and the default UI does look a little out of date and does not match up to the latest UI trends! As a result of this, we will take a look at some of the most popular themes that you can use on your jQuery Mobile project.
Material design theme - NativeDroid Link: http://nativedroid.godesign.ch/material/Flat UI theme Link: http://ququplay.github.io/jquery-mobile-flat-ui-theme/Graphite theme Link: http://driftyco.github.io/graphite/jQuery Mobile RTL theme Link: http://www.intlaqa.com/jquery-mobile-rtl/jQu…

Stay Selfish, Stay Accessible

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A lot of you would have heard of Web Accessibility, Section 508, a11y, Aria and more of this jargon at your workplace and especially if you are on the UI/UX team in your organization. It might have sounded confusing, a burden and just unnecessary to implement. There would also be a huge number of organizations and developers who are completely unaware of this concept of web accessibility, and so in this article today, we will take a look at what web accessibility is, why it needs to be implemented and what it means for you.
Web Accessibility refers to the process of making the web accessible to people with different disabilities, thereby removing the barriers that prevent their interaction with or access to websites.
    Just bring up the topic of implementing web accessibility on your project and some of the immediate challenges/ questions that you will get apart from the "There are more pressing issues at hand! Focus on that!" looks are listed below!


Will it impact busi…

Better Late, Than Never

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A huge announcement from the members of the jQuery Mobile development team came in late last week! Amongst huge speculations that the extremely popular jQuery Mobile project was not being worked upon and that there would be no more versions or updates, the jQuery Mobile team lead has announced that the project is pretty much alive and being worked on!


    What a huge sigh of relief for jQuery Mobile lovers like myself! They are working on the next version of jQuery Mobile - 1.5 and though they have not committed on a final date of release, it is pretty certain that the newest version of the popular mobile web framework will soon see the light of day. There are some pretty huge things happening on the jQuery Mobile project and you can read the original blog post on the jQuery Mobile website. If you want the highlights, continue to read on!

jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile will now share components. jQuery Mobile now shares the new and improved jQuery UI core. This clearly means that, al…