Project aim is to build Metro UI HTML5-based theme on top of jQuery Mobile to mimic Windows Phone 7 native look and feel.
Theme web version (doesn’t fully reflect the device experience)
Web demo for the jquerymobile.com site
Windows Phone demo app (restricted access)
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Metro theme is presented by jquery.mobile.metro.theme.css file and related images folder.
All additional theme plugins are located at /plugins folder
/plugins/app-bar/ - Windows Phone alike ApplicationBar control /plugins/date-picker/ - Date and Time picker. Note: if runs under Cordova environment and there is Cordova DateTimePicker plugin then it uses native UI instead of html /plugins/progress-bar/ - implements porgress bar control /plugins/toggle-button/ - toggle button
** Each plugin folder contains sample page with usage example.
There is also special js code exporting theme switching functionality located at
The theme provides additional level of functionality when viewing on the phone under Cordova framework. This is implemented by the following cordova plugins.
backButtonHandler.js - hardware back button handling functionality
dateTimePicker.js - js bridge for Cordova native DateTimePicker
jquery.cordova.metro.themeswitcher.js - provides functionality to apply system colors (uses phoneTheme.js below)
phoneTheme.js - js bridge for Cordova system colors detection plugin
Demo pages for the jquerymobile.com site reference (official demo for other developers).
Windows Phone application based on Cordova framework to demonstrate all theme functionality (system colors, native UI elements). Does not contain any html pages inside, it uses absolute reference to test pages (see next section) located remotly.
jQuery Mobile gallery sample page (with some little modifications). Contains both html version and windows phone native application.
This sample page demonstrates all metro theme additional plugins/controls descibed above ('Additional plugins' section). Html only verison.
Note. Pages above are used as a reference for Windows Phone demo application.
(No actions are required to run html samples and test pages.)
Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit is required to build http://silverlight.codeplex.com/releases/view/71550#DownloadId=270984
- Deploy to server the following directory (optional, you can run the demo from file system) /samples/jqm-public-demo/
- Navigate to (desktop or mobile browser) jqm-public-demo/index.html
- Deploy to server the following directories (optional, you can run the demo from file system) /cordova /jqmobile-core /plugins /tests /themes
- Navigate to (desktop or mobile browser) /tests/basic/gallery/html/forms-all.html
- Open the following solution in Visual Studio /samples/WindowsPhone/MetroThemeDemoApp/MetroThemeDemoApp.sln
- Update CordovaView.StartPageUri (MainPage.xaml) to reference to /tests/basic/gallery/html/forms-all.html located remotly.