Jason Grigsby

Jason Grigsby
Cofounder, Cloud Four

Website | @grigs

Jason Grigsby is cofounder of Cloud Four, a small web agency in lovely Portland, Oregon. Jason was part of the team that worked on the Obama ‘08 iPhone app, founded Mobile Portland and the first open device lab, and was a signatory to the Future Friendly Web Manifesto. When he was young, Jason whistled at 1,200 baud, was utterly unimpressed when first introduced to Mosaic, and was bit by the mobile bug in 2000, when WAP was crap. Jason coauthored Head First Mobile Web for O’Reilly. He participated in the Responsive Images Community Group and has written numerous articles on how to use responsive images. He is currently obsessed with the potential of progressive web apps.


Focus on Mobile
Location: 2010 Level:
Jason Grigsby (Cloud Four)
Average rating: ****.
(4.04, 28 ratings)
Learn the *DOs* and *DON'Ts* of a Successful Mobile Strategy. Mobile continues to be the hottest technology sector. The iPhone has reached 3 billion downloads. Android devices are now available on every major carrier in the United States. And the mobile web once again doubled last year. People and businesses are waking up to the reality that *mobile is the next big thing*. Read more.
Focus on Mobile
Location: 2010 Level:
Moderated by:
Jason Grigsby (Cloud Four)
Matt Galligan (SimpleGeo), Scott Kveton (Urban Airship, Inc.), Henri Moissinac (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.70, 10 ratings)
Few mobile apps are useful without the web. There's a new layer in the cloud aimed specifically at mobile developers. Sometimes built on top of AWS these web services are designed specifically to make an mobile app scale. These companies handle the new CRUD of dealing with location data, notifications, user connections and let mobile devs focus on the client. Read more.
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