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Build And Publish a jQuery Mobile App In 5 Minutes

06.20.2013
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I’m going to show you how to build and publish a jQuery Mobile app in under 5 minutes.

Building the app

  1. Sign up for Appery.io Starter plan
  2. Create new app by entering its name and clicking Create:
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  3. Build the mobile UI by dragging components form the palette into the page:
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    Note the highlighted changes.
  4. Select the button and open Events tab
  5. Add Run JavaScript action (don’t forget to click Add event button):
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  6. Click Test button to launch the app in the browser:
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  7. Save.

Hosting the app

  1. To exit, click Back to project list button
  2. Open Hosting tab:
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  3. Click Change project type to mobile web button to switch the app type to Mobile Web.
  4. Enter app name and click Publish:
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  5. Now go to http://helloworld.app.appery.io using mobile or desktop browser
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