Archive for January, 2012

January 24, 2012

Generating jQuery CSS and Sprites

In this post let’s generate the jQuery CSS and sprites from the skinned jQuery templates. There are two options available to export the required assets.

  • Export both CSS and sprites at one go.
  • Export Sprites or individual swatch CSS.

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January 20, 2012

Preview the modified jQuery mobile template

Preview your design in a browser before finalizing a design. Individual themes can be previewed in the jQuery mobile theme preview panel. All the swatches created in the template can be previewed at one go using the option to preview in a browser.

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January 11, 2012

Creating a jQuery theme template

The jQuery Mobile theme Skinning feature in Fireworks includes a template with default sprite images and a set of swatches. This extension lets you modify default sprites and swatches in the template. You can create additional swatches by duplicating an existing page and customizing it. The swatch name is inherited from the page name in the exported CSS.

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January 3, 2012

jQuery Mobile Theme Skinning

This blog is the first in series of five blogs dedicated to “jQuery Mobile Theme Skinning”, a new feature in Fireworks CS5 that is part of the CSS3 Mobile Pack extension.

  1. Introduction to jQuery Mobile Theme Skinning extension and jQuery Mobile framework
  2. Creating a new jQuery template
  3. Previewing the jQuery Mobile design
  4. Exporting the design to CSS
  5. Creating a jQuery Mobile webpage in Dreamweaver and using the exported CSS file in the new web page

jQuery Mobile Theme Skinning

The jQuery mobile theme skinning is part of the CSS3 Mobile Pack extension for Fireworks. This extension enables you to create or update the theme of a jQuery Mobile website using Fireworks.

In Fireworks, a template with all the modifiable design aspects for jQuery Mobile is provided. After modifying the themes present in the template, you can preview the look and feel of the themes using an in-app preview or a browser, and export the corresponding CSS code along with the sprite assets.

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