This theme provides a Windows Phone user interface for Apache Cordova apps using jQuery Mobile on Windows Phone 8.
Windows Phone 8 demo app
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jQM theme for Windows Phone
jQM theme for Windows Phone is presented by jquery.mobile.wp.theme.css file and related images folder.
All additional theme plugins are located at /plugins folder
/plugins/app-bar/ - an Application Bar /plugins/date-picker/ - Apache Cordova plugin for WP that exposes the native DateTime picker /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 jQM theme for Windows Phone is designed to work with Apache Cordova on Windows Phone 7.5 for optimal integration. This is implemented by the following Apache Cordova plugins.
backButtonHandler.js - hardware back button handling functionality
dateTimePicker.js - js bridge for Apache Cordova native DateTimePicker
jquery.cordova.wp.themeswitcher.js - provides functionality to apply system colors (uses phoneTheme.js below)
phoneTheme.js - js bridge for Apache Cordova system colors detection plugin
Official demo for other developers.
Windows Phone application based on Apache 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 jQM theme for Windows Phone additional plugins/controls descibed above ('Additional plugins' section). Html only verison.
Note. Pages above are used as a reference for Windows Phone demo application.
The following componets are required for optimal theme work Apache Cordova App on Windows Phone 8 Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit http://silverlight.codeplex.com/releases/view/71550#DownloadId=270984
To run jqmobile demo
- 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
To run gallery test pages
- 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
To build Windows Phone demo app
- Open the following solution in Visual Studio 2012 or above /samples/WindowsPhone8/jQMThemeForWindowsPhone/jQMThemeForWindowsPhone.sln
- Update CordovaView.StartPageUri (MainPage.xaml) to reference to /tests/basic/gallery/html/forms-all.html located remotly.
Nuget packages for Visual Studio
This nuget package allows developers to apply a Windows Phone style look and feel to Windows Phone HTML5 applications developed with Apache Cordova and jQuery Mobile on Windows Phone 8.
To install jQMThemeForWindowsPhone8, run the following command in the Package Manager Console
This nuget package allows developers to apply a Windows Phone style look and feel to applications developed with 'Windows Phone HTML5 App' Visual Studio project template and jQuery Mobile on Windows Phone 8.
To install jQMThemeForWindowsPhone8Lite, run the following command in the Package Manager Console