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Hour 1. Getting to Know jQuery Mobile > The Developer’s Arsenal

The Developer’s Arsenal

Now that we know that jQuery Mobile runs on just about any connected device, you may have a few questions, such as:

• What programming languages do I use to create my mobile site in?

• What, if any, IDEs are available to work with?

• Do I need to have web server installed to write mobile sites?

• What platform should I be on to write a mobile site?

• Can I develop for free, or is there a cost associated with the software?

These are real and important questions, and one should always know what tools are available. Let’s answer each of these questions and expand on them so you know exactly what is available in the developer arsenal.

Programming Languages

If you have already created a website and are looking to make a mobile version or convert your existing site into a mobile one, I have some great news for you. You already have the entire basic skill set needed to use jQuery Mobile.


  

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