Building a Better Web
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Max Firtman

Max Firtman
Speaker, ITMaster Professional Training

Website | @firt

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.


9:00am - 5:00pm Monday, June 11 & Tuesday, June 12
Location: 211 A/211 B
Max Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
Join expert Max Firtman for a hands-on, in-depth exploration of progressive web apps (PWAs). You'll learn how to create PWAs with the modern APIs for mobile and desktop platforms, including app installation and distribution, offline access, push notifications, web performance, and hardware access. Read more.
11:00am–11:40am Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Performance and UX
Location: 210 A/E
Secondary topics:  Best practice, Technical, Web Pillars Track: Performance, Security, Accessibility
Max Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ****.
(4.71, 7 ratings)
After you understand how important web performance is and have applied basic techniques, what's next? Max Firtman covers extreme web performance techniques that will blow your mind, from new compression algorithms and new image formats to client hints and HTTP/2 push. Join in to learn how to hack web performance. Read more.