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<h2>Key features:</h2>
<li><strong>Built on jQuery core</strong> for familiar and consistent jQuery syntax and minimal learning curve and leverages jQuery UI code and patterns.</li>
<li><strong>Compatible with all major mobile, tablet, e-reader & desktop platforms</strong> - iOS, Android, Blackberry, Palm WebOS, Nokia/Symbian, Windows Phone 7, MeeGo, Opera Mobile/Mini, Firefox Mobile, Kindle, Nook and all modern browsers with graded levels of support.</li>
<li><strong>Lightweight size</strong> and minimal image dependencies for speed.</li>
<li><strong>Modular architecture</strong> for creating custom builds that are optimized to only include the features needed for a particular application.</li>
<li><strong>HTML5 Markup-driven configuration</strong> of pages and behavior for fast development and minimal required scripting.</li>
<li><strong>Progressive enhancement</strong> approach brings core content and functionality to all mobile, tablet and desktop platforms and a rich, installed application-like experience on newer mobile platforms.</li>
<li><strong>Responsive design</strong> techniques and tools allow the same underlying codebase to automatically scale from smartphone to desktop-sized screens.</li>
<li><strong>Powerful Ajax-powered navigation system</strong> to enable animated page transitions while maintaining back button, bookmarking and clean URLs through pushState.</li>
<li><strong>Accessibility</strong> features such as WAI-ARIA are also included to ensure that the pages work for screen readers (e.g. VoiceOver in iOS) and other assistive technologies.</li>
<li><strong>Touch and mouse event support</strong> streamline the process of supporting touch, mouse and cursor focus-based user input methods with a simple API. </li>
<li><strong>Unified UI widgets</strong> for common controls enhance native controls with touch-optimized, themable controls that are platform-agnostic and easy to use.</li>
<li><strong>Powerful theming framework</strong> and the <a href="" rel="external">ThemeRoller</a> application make highly-branded experiences easy to build.</li>
<li><strong>Customizable</strong> bundles for even better perfomance can be built easily with the <a href="" rel="external">Download builder</a>
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<h3>More in this section</h3>
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<li data-role="list-divider">Overview</li>
<li><a href="../../docs/about/intro.html">Intro to jQuery Mobile</a></li>
<li><a href="../../docs/about/getting-started.html">Quick start guide</a></li>
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<li><a href="../../docs/about/accessibility.html">Accessibility</a></li>
<li><a href="../../docs/about/platforms.html">Supported platforms</a></li>
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