I was trying to localize the popular Olark Chat plugin for German, but wasn’t able to find anybody who did this already. So I thought I would share this, since maybe this could be useful to somebody else and I had to do it anyway.
As soon as I heard the term jQuery Mobile the first time I asked myself “We already have jQuery and it works fine on mobile devices – why would we need another library that’s gonna increase loading time?”. But the minute I got into it I realized that it’s not just a library, it’s a complete framework that allows you to build scalable web-applications by mostly relying on HTML5. [more…]