Joshua Marinacci

Joshua Marinacci

UX Wrangler and Futurist

  • @joshmarinacci
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Eugene, Oregon

Areas of Expertise:

  • User experience design and engineering Wearables
  • Internet of Things
  • random future stuff. UI technologies: Canvas
  • Swing
  • JavaFX
  • HTML
  • JQuery
  • Amino
  • SVG
  • WebGL.
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing

Josh Marinacci is a blogger and co-author of "Swing Hacks" and "Building Mobile Apps with Java" for O'Reilly. He is currently a researcher for Nokia.

He previously worked on webOS at Palm and JavaFX, Swing, NetBeans, and the Java Store at Sun.

Josh lives in sunny Eugene, Oregon with his wife and three year old son.

Building Mobile Applications with Java Building Mobile Applications with Java
by Joshua Marinacci
March 2012
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $16.99

Swing Hacks Swing Hacks
by Joshua Marinacci, Chris Adamson
June 2005
Print: $29.95
Ebook: $23.99

Joshua blogs at:

Bad eggs

May 26 2015

For decades, researchers have been trying to figure out how birds identify and reject the eggs that other birds, known as “brood parasites,” sometimes sneak into their nests. These rogue birds don’t build their own nests, they “dump and drive”—they … The post Bad eggs appeared first on Animals. read more

The state of augmented reality

May 26 2015

Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid is our conference exploring how the collision of software and hardware is fueling the creation of a software-enhanced, networked physical world. Helen Papagiannis will speak at Solid on June 24. … read more

Webcast: Creating Mobile Apps with GWT and PhoneGap
January 26, 2012
This webcast presentation will introduce you to the basics of building some apps.

Webcast: Building Mobile Physics Games with GWT and Box2D
February 22, 2012
The session will briefly cover GWT on mobile, then dive into the Box2D library and how to build casual games with it.