About the Author
Maximiliano Firtman (@firt) is a mobile and web developer, trainer, speaker, and writer. He has written many books, including Programming the Mobile Web and jQuery Mobile: Up and Running, published by O'Reilly Media. He is the founder of ITMaster Academy and he has been doing training on native mobile, the web, and performance for 15 years in more than 30 countries.
Max has a blog about mobile web development at www.mobilexweb.com and he maintains the website www.mobilehtml5.org. He has created dozens of online training courses on Mobile HTML5, Apache Cordova, web performance, and native app development. He keeps an updated list of talks, training materials, and videos at http://firt.mobi.
Max is a frequent speaker at conferences, including O'Reilly's Fluent and Velocity Conferences, Google Developer Day, Frontend, JSConf, and many other events around the world.
He has received different recognitions, including Nokia Developer Champion, Adobe Community Champion, Microsoft IE User Agent, BlackBerry Elite developer, and a Google recognition for being one of the most innovative mobile developers.