- Optimized for touchscreen devices: One can experience some extra challenges for user interface designs when the input device is not a mouse cursor but it’s your own finger. Mobile web development frameworks helps in resolving this issue by providing standard elements of UI along with event –handling that are especially designed for platforms of mobile devices.
- Cross-platform: Cross-platform is a method through which one can get some good support for having multiple platforms for mobile devices such as iOS. In this situation, android gives you the opportunity to share your app to many users.
- Lightweight: Because of current bandwidth limitations, a stronger emphasis on lowering file weight is placed into mobile web development frameworks.
- Uses HTML5 and CSS3 standards: Many of the mobile devices having such web browsers that supports CSS3 and HTML5 and others like this, this gives an advantage to the frameworks of mobile web development to provide new features in the upcoming W3C specifications in order to have a better user experience.
This is a framework that will assist you in developing a UI mobile app that could be used on many platforms of many other popular mobile devices such as android and iOS. This framework gives boasts to a lightweight code base that has a weight of 20KB when gzipped along with a large pack of standard UI elements towards which the users are familiar like sliders and switches. If you think that jQuery is not what you want, than you should go and check MooTools Mobile. Dojo Mobile and Christoph Pojer, who are the core developers, introduced a MooTools plugin that helps in lifting Dojo API so that it could help the developers to build apps much faster for mobile platforms.
Jo is such a web development framework that also aides those developers who are working on those mobile devices which have HTML5 such as webOS, iOS, Chrome OS platforms and Android. Jo also has UI elements that are native like such as the popup widget used for extra information and web from widget for screens login.
If you are looking for some lightweight and require characteristics for standard development such as event handling, Ajax etc, than xui.js is the best place to be. Xui.js provides builds that are targeted for particular browsers of mobile as IE and WebKit when the developer is making an app that is for a specific operating system of a mobile device.
zepto.js is such a framework that is only developed for mobile WebKit browsers such as Safari and Chrome. zepto.js provides easiness for its developers to get their work done quickly and firmly. Along with this, zepto.js is also lightweight with only 5KB.
8. DHTMLX Touch
With an exciting name, ChocolateChip Mobile is a framework that is developed to aid the web browsers of future forward. It has the same syntax as does Prototype of jQuery have. Beside only syntax, other features like handling of events through delegation and binding and having methods like .css and .toggleclass are also in this ChocolateChip Mobile framework.