jQueryMobile has a numerous swipe events you can hook into, such as swipeleft.
$( "div.box" ).on( "swipeleft", swipeleftHandler );
This looked great! It worked great! I did have to add some extra css, as the swipe would cause text to be selected. One problem, there was no swiping up or down. Several people have written code to perform that on top of jQueryMobile, but now I’m dependent on numerous jQueryMobile files (css and js) and someone else’s code.
I moved on to TouchSwipe, which looked great as well. It performed