If you use jQuery Mobile with Apache Cordova, you may find a little bit slowness in the transitions between pages of your mobile application. Actually, I had this issue with one of my Apache Cordova applications, and after spending sometime investigating the problem, I found that the solution is to disable jQuery mobile transition effects as follows:
$.mobile.defaultPageTransition = 'none'; $.mobile.defaultDialogTransition = 'none';
Disabling transition effects will dramatically boost your app’s transition performance. I hope that this advice can be helpful to you in order to enjoy developing your cross-mobile apps using the wonderful Apache Cordova library.
Note: This advice targets jQuery mobile 1.4 (and older versions), I wish that this slowness issue will be fixed in the future versions of jQuery mobile.