Mobile Development takes a hike when large companies introduced iOs , Android and now the latest from the Microsoft which is Windows 8. One good thing about mobile browsers is that they have a rich support for HTML5 and CSS3.

  • With the birth of mobile platform era, challenges also rise.
  • Use of finger gestures instead of mouse cursors.
  • Inconsistent screen sizes of mobile devices.
  • Limited space means to create large buttons for easy navigation
  • Bandwidth limitation
  • Cross platform

These problems can be answered by javascript frameworks. Javascript frameworks also adhere to the W3C specifications which makes you think why not use these frameworks.

To help you kick start your mobile development rapidly, there’s a wide range of Javascript frameworks that are available now on the web. I’ve used the updated newly version of jQuery Mobile but there are also a lot of frameworks that aims the same goal that you can take advantage of.

jQuery Mobile

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jQuery Mobile is the most popular javascript framework, it is being used by many developers. It’s foundation is from the famous javascript library which is the jQuery and jQuery UI. It is very lightweight that offers a lot of elements. You can select from different of color swatches that is necessary for rapid theming and development. It is always improving its framework, the documentation is good. The jQuery Mobile supports cross platforms that you can easily to phonegap.2

Sencha

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Sencha Touch, coined as one of the best JavaScript frameworks ,it is the preferred JavaScript framework among mobile developers. Its core library is the Ext JS. Through this library your template can work even in ie6!Cross platform compatability never fails to impress mobile developers. The latest version of Sencha, the Sencha Touch 2.1 has upgraded performance, enhanced the native support by the help of Sencha Mobile Packager, Sencha also incorporated the use of charts, advanced list with infinite scrolling. Not to forget the retina display support.

JQ Touch

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This is framework is a combo of Zepto/jQuery framework. The target platforms of this framework are Class A WebKit browsers such as Apple devices and Android. This framework has amazing features, flexible themes, swipe detection, WebKit animations, callback events and many more.

Lime JS

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For those who are fanatic of mobile games, this is the framework for you. LimeJS is a javascript framework for building fast games development that supports both modern touchscreens and desktop browsers. Download the HTML5 game framework here.

Mobilize Js

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This open source JavaScript framework supports iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Opera Mini and many other browsers. The amazing feature about this framework is that it can import from your existing website into a mobile version with little effort. Integration is so easy, no server side changes can be omitted. This developer solution framework supports CMS, ecommerce and other web platform.There is also a plugin available for WordPress.

Zepto Js

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This framework was specifically built for mobile that uses WebKit browsers such as Google Chrome and Safari. It is strict in minimalist development philosophy which means rapid development and easy deployment of the mobile app. It is super lightweight, it only weighs 8.4k. It takes advantage of the jQuery library, means also a benefit for those who already uses jQuery.

iUI

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iUser Interface is a JavaScript framework for developing mobile apps operating systems like iOS, Android, Blackberry and others compatible devices. Knowledge in JavaScript is not a prerequisite in developing using this framework. This framework uses iPhone theme in designing elements.

DHTMLX Touch

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This JavaScript/HTML5 framework offers rapid development with minimal coding. Theming is not a problem; there is a wide range of UI available in the package. The framework components include grid, treegrid, calendar and charts. There is also a visual designer for this framework and skin builder.

The M Project

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This another Javascript Framework bundles with jQuery and jQuery Mobile, this helps you build fast and efficient mobile website or app. The M Project is a MVC inspired architecture. This separates the data and business logic from its representation. HTML5 and CSS3 also dominates this framework. Cross platform, multi device support that follows the idea: write once, run anywhere.

Other Javascript frameworks you may like:

Appcelerator Titanium

Treesaver

Jo App

Xui

EmbedJS

ChocolateChip Mobile

Kendo UI

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