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Swipe gesture in phonegap android

How swipe guesture to be implemented in phonegap android?


If you’re using jQuery mobile you can use the built in event swipe.



$("#myContainer").on("swipe", function(event) {
    alert("I got swiped!");

If you’re using jQuery UI take a look at jQuery UI Touch Punch.

jQuery UI Touch Punch is a small hack that enables the use of touch events on sites using the jQuery UI user interface library.

Hammer.js is also a worthable mention here. It can be used in vanilla JavaScript as well as a jQuery plugin.

Hammer supports Tap, DoubleTap, Swipe, Drag, Pinch, and Rotate gestures. Each gesture triggers useful events and eventData.

If you don’t want to use a plugin take a look at the following.