The Web Platform
March 7–8, 2016: Training
March 8–10, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA

Advanced mobile Web

Max Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
9:00am–5:00pm Monday & Tuesday, March 7-8
Cross-platforming Foothill F

All training courses take place 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 8. Each training course is limited in size to maintain a high level of hands-on learning and instructor interaction.

Participants should plan to attend both days of this 2-day training course. Training passes do not include access to tutorials on Tuesday.

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Prerequisite knowledge

This interactive training is tailored for web developers who want to apply their experience to building mobile apps and site creators and maintainers who want to build websites that shine on mobile devices. Participants should be familiar with the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.


In this 2-day training, Maximiliano Firtman guides participants in creating sites and applications that work across a wide variety of mobile devices, whether delivered from a web server over a network or as a packaged app from an app store. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a solid foundation in the infrastructure of mobile development, the challenges of designing interfaces for smaller and touch-dependent devices, smooth approaches to flexibly responsive interfaces, the many JavaScript features that give an app presence on a device, and the tools you need to deploy your work.

Day 1 overview

  • Current status of the mobile Web
  • The new responsive world
  • Basic tools we need
  • CSS mobile tricks: mobile-specific attributes, scroll snap, blur effects, scroll, position: sticky, and more
  • Responsive images and new formats
  • AMP: accelerated mobile pages
  • Media and AirPlay APIs
  • Hardware access: sensors, Bluetooth, the physical Web

Day 2 overview

  • Touch, gestures, pointers, and 3D touch
  • Service workers and the offline Web
  • Push notifications
  • Performance for the mobile Web
  • Home screen web apps
  • Native OS integration
  • Native app and website working as a team: app banners, credential sharing, custom URIs, app links
  • SEO and app search indexing
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Max Firtman

ITMaster Professional Training

Max Firtman is a mobile and web developer, trainer, speaker, and writer. Max teaches mobile HTML5 and performance trainings for top companies around the world. The founder of IT-training company ITMaster, Max is a well-known professional in the mobile web community. He blogs about mobile web platforms on, keeps compatibility tables updated at, and has written many books, including Programming the Mobile Web (available in a second edition) and the recent High Performance Mobile Web, published by O’Reilly Media. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, including QCon, Mobilism, OSCON, Velocity, Fluent, Google Developer Day, JSConf, GOTO, AdobeCamp, and many other events around the world. Max has been widely recognized for his work in the mobile web community. He is an Adobe Community Professional, Microsoft IE User Agent, Nokia Developer Champion, and BlackBerry Elite, among other distinctions.