Rob Hawkes

Rob Hawkes
Technical Evangelist, Mozilla

Website | @robhawkes

Rob thrives on solving problems through code. He has an addiction to visual programming and can’t get enough of HTML5 and JavaScript. He’s the author of Foundation HTML5 Canvas and is a Technical Evangelist at Mozilla. He leads the gaming side of their work within the developer community.


Gaming, Golden Gate 4-5
Rob Hawkes (Mozilla)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
An overview of the new role that browsers are adopting and the technologies that are helping that happen (Canvas, WebGL, Gamepad, Mouse Lock, Full Screen, WebSockets, etc). This talk will also briefly cover some related technologies like Node.js and mDNS. Read more.
JavaScript in the Browser, Continental 2-3
Rob Hawkes (Mozilla), Luz Caballero (Opera Software)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
JavaScript started life in the Web browser and it's still the single most important runtime target for the language. In our series of browser talks, developers and representatives for each major browser will be showing off their latest work, what their browser means for you as a JavaScript developer, and where their future development is headed. Read more.


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