Max Firtman

Max Firtman
Speaker, ITMaster Professional Training

Website | @firt

Max Firtman is a mobile+web developer, trainer, speaker and writer. He wrote many books, including “Programming the Mobile Web” (available in second edition) and “jQuery Mobile: Up and Running” published by O’Reilly Media.

He is a well-known professional in the mobile web community blogging about mobile web platforms on and keeping updated the compatibility tables at

He is a frequent speaker at conferences, including QCon, Mobilism, OSCON, Velocity Conference, Fluent, Google Developer Day, JSConf, GOTO, AdobeCamp and many other events around the world.

He has received different recognitions, including Adobe Community Professional, Microsoft IE User Agent, Nokia Developer Champion and BlackBerry Elite for this work in the mobile web community.

He also teaches mobile HTML5 and performance trainings for top companies around the world, and he founded ITMaster, an IT training company.


3:45pm–5:15pm Monday, 04/20/2015
Interface and experience design
Location: Salon 12/13/14/15
Max Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
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In this tutorial we will go the first minutes through the state of the art in terms of mobile browsers available, including what do you don’t know about web browsers on Android today and what you should be aware of about iOS' engines. We will discuss how to measure mobile and responsive websites and how detect when you are harming badly the performance. Read more.
2:15pm–2:45pm Tuesday, 04/21/2015
Location: Community Lounge
Tony Parisi (Wevr), Sanders Kleinfeld (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Max Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Office Hours gives you a chance to meet face-to-face with some of our speakers in a small group setting to discuss the speaker's area of expertise, give feedback about their sessions, or ask questions. Office Hours take place in the Community Lounge. Read more.