NCDevCon 2015 Session-Writing jQuery UI/Mobile Widgets

Writing jQuery UI/Mobile Widgets

In this session, we will learn the ins and outs of using the jQuery UI widget factory, including its use with jQuery Mobile. We will cover the differences between widgets and plugins, as well as when it is more appropriate to use a widget vs a plugin. We will also learn the basics of how to create a jQuery UI widget, along with implementing widgets to work with jQuery Mobile. A working knowledge of jQuery is advisable to get the most from this session.

About Jessica Kennedy

Jessica Kennedy

Jessica is a Lead Mobile UI Developer at She has nearly 10 years of web development experience, including HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, ColdFusion, Java, PHP, & SQL. Her current role includes helping drive the mobile & fully-responsive web experience for multiple e-commerce sites. In her spare time she is typically reading Harry Potter with her kids.

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