Javascript – Using JavaScript in mobile web application


I need to use JavaScript in a form for mobile web application.

I need some information about it, related to browser compatibility as well as way to use JavaScript in mobile web applications (syntax).

Best Answer

It's a nightmare. It's like working with web-browsers in the 90's but with the manager expectations of tomorrow.

I strongly recommend you determine your target platforms in terms of regions, software, and actual hardware since the market is much more fragmented than the web and a large number of mobile devices have issues with CSS, JS and even XHTML ranging from painful to not-on-this-platform.

The good news is that android and iphone are pushing the field rapidly. The bad news is that makes a lot of the sources you'll google badly out-of-date.

Some references:

Especially that last one :)