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jQueryMobile Touch Events: The Swipe

Posted on May 22, 2011 by Anthony James Founder/CEOAnthony James Founder/CEO

In this quick screencast you will learn how to use the jQuery Mobile swipe event. This allows you to simulate touch based swipes on touch based devices. The swipe event comes from jQuery Mobile touch events, and as quoted form

jQuery Mobile offers several custom events that build upon native events to create useful hooks for development. Note that these events employ various touch, mouse, and window events, depending on event existence, so you can bind to them for use in both handheld and desktop environments.

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9 years ago

Hi Anthony,
The link to the events.html template no longer works. Would you mind reposting it or emailing me a copy?

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Anthony James Founder/CEO
9 years ago

Sorry about that. It is available now.

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9 years ago

Much appreciated. Thanks!

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9 years ago

What iphone simulator are you using, where did you get it? All the ones I’ve seen don’t have the gestures available

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8 years ago

Hey, I was looking how to add swipe to my page FOREVER and i finally ran across this video. It actually worked, thanks! Now i’m just trying to get it to go to a link when I swipe, instead of doing an alert… Everything I’m trying hasn’t been working, can anyone help me out?

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