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Ralph Whitbeck

Ralph Whitbeck
Modern Web Advocate, Atlassian


Ralph Whitbeck is a front-end web developer with over 15 years experience in web development including HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript with a focus in jQuery. Ralph also has experience in developing web strategies, usability testing, working with ASP.NET and SQL Server. Ralph is a co-author of O’Reilly’s jQuery Cookbook and is currently working on another book for O’Reilly called the jQuery Mobile Cookbook. Ralph is a board member on the jQuery Foundation, a member of the jQuery Mobile team doing developer relations, and a co-host on the Official jQuery Podcast. Ralph currently works at appendTo as the Modern Web Advocate for appendTo’s tools and services.


Front End Libraries, Mobile
Location: Salon 10 Level: Intermediate
Ralph Whitbeck (Atlassian)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
jQuery Mobile is one of the easiest ways to create a mobile site today. Mobile development brings performance to the forefront. We’ll explore a few ways to get the most out of jQuery Mobile and your site. These tips were used in building a conference mobile site, which was built with performance in mind. We’ll learn how to make jQuery Mobile fast on any device. Read more.