Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark

Mobile Software Consultant

  • @jonathanstark
  • + Jonathan Stark

Providence, Rhode Island

Areas of Expertise:

  • Mobile
  • iPhone
  • Android
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing

Jonathan Stark is a mobile software consultant who helps businesses thrive in a post-PC world.

Jonathan is the author of three books on mobile and web development, most notably O'Reilly's Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript which is available in seven languages.

His Jonathan's Card experiment made international headlines by combining mobile payments with social giving to create a "pay it forward" coffee movement at Starbucks locations all over the U.S.

Hear Jonathan speak, watch his talk show, listen to his podcast (co-hosted with the incomparable @kellishaver), join the mailing list, or connect online:

Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
by Jonathan Stark
Second Edition January 2012
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
by Jonathan Stark
September 2010
OUT OF PRINT

Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
by Jonathan Stark
January 2010
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

Webcast: Mobile-First, Responsive Redesign of a LIVE Website!
December 11, 2014
Follow along as Jonathan demonstrates how simple it is to package a responsive web app to run natively on 10+ platforms using cutting edge tools from PhoneGap, Mozilla, Twilio, Pebble, and more.

Webcast: Responsive Web Design Bootcamp
October 16, 2014
Follow along as Jonathan demonstrates how simple it is to package a responsive web app to run natively on 10+ platforms using cutting edge tools from PhoneGap, Mozilla, Twilio, Pebble, and more.

Webcast: Support Everything: Building Apps that Run Everywhere with HTML5, REST, and JSON
September 18, 2014
Follow along as Jonathan demonstrates how simple it is to package a responsive web app to run natively on 10+ platforms using cutting edge tools from PhoneGap, Mozilla, Twilio, Pebble, and more.

Webcast: The Glanceable Web: Extending Web Apps to Smart Watches
August 21, 2014
Follow along as Jonathan shows you how to extend a web app to display glanceable information on a Pebble smart watch using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JSON.

Webcast: Debugging Mobile Web Apps: Tips, Tricks, Tools, and Techniques
July 24, 2014
Follow along as Jonathan demonstrates how - and when - to use the latest and greatest tools and techniques to debug the mobile web.

Webcast: Modern Web Design with Progressive Enhancement, Responsive Design, and CSS3
June 19, 2014
Follow along with Jonathan Stark as he uses progressive enhancement, responsive design, and cutting edge CSS3 techniques to build a sophisticated user interface that will run virtually everywhere.

Webcast: Real-World Responsive Design: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Entertainment Weekly Redesign
May 15, 2014
Join Jonathan for a behind-the-scenes look at what did - and didn't - work on the responsive redesign of the Entertainment Weekly mobile site.

Webcast: Cross-Platform Perfection: What To Do When Media Queries Aren't Enough
April 17, 2014
Follow along as Jonathan walks you through a range of tools and techniques that allow you to return highly-optimized, custom markup, CSS, and JavaScript to users on any device.

Webcast: Building Apps that Run Everywhere with jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap
March 20, 2014
Follow along as Jonathan builds a web app that runs on a huge range of browsers using jQuery Mobile, and then packages it for distribution on app store distribution with PhoneGap Build.

Webcast: Building Apps that Run Everywhere with jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap
September 19, 2013
Follow along on this live webcast with Jonathan Stark as he builds a web app that runs on a huge range of browsers using jQuery Mobile, and then packages it for distribution on app store distribution with PhoneGap Build.

Webcast: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
June 20, 2013
Please join Jonathan Stark for a hands-on webcast for a look at the past, present, and future—and what we can do to prepare for the revolution.

Webcast: Building Offline Web Apps with HTML5
April 18, 2013
In this hands-on webcast presented by Jonathan Stark author of Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, 2nd Edition, and Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript we'll discuss how for years, the terms web and online have been ...

Webcast: Debugging Mobile Apps
May 16, 2013
In this interactive webcast presented by Jonathan Stark author of Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, 2nd Edition, and Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript we will discuss mobile app development still being in its infancy...

Webcast: Responsive Web Design Bootcamp
March 14, 2013
In this hands-on webcast presented by Jonathan Stark, you'll learn why it is no longer safe to assume that visitors to your website are sitting in front of large monitors equipped with a keyboard and mouse.

Webcast: Principles of Mobile Interface Design
January 17, 2013
In this hands-on webcast presented by Jonathan Stark, learn how to take your mobile app from concept to completed design by exploring practical principles and visual examples.

Webcast: Principles of Mobile Interface Design
March 15, 2012
This webcast is for web designers and developers who are interested in creating mobile apps.

Webcast: Responsive Web Design Bootcamp
April 19, 2012
This webcast is for web designers and developers who are interested in creating mobile web sites and web apps.

Webcast: Advanced CSS Styling & Animation for Mobile Apps
May 17, 2012
This webcast is for web designers who are interested in creating mobile web sites and web apps.

Webcast: Touch & Gesture Event Handling
June 21, 2012
This webcast is for front-end developers who are interested in creating web or hybrid mobile apps.

Webcast: Building Offline Web Apps with HTML5
July 19, 2012
This webcast is for web designers and developers who are interested in adding offline support to web sites and web apps.

Webcast: Debugging Mobile Apps
August 16, 2012
This webcast is for front-end designers and developers who are interested in creating web or hybrid mobile apps.

Webcast: Modern Web Design with Progressive Enhancement, Responsive Design, and CSS3
July 31, 2013
Follow along with Jonathan Stark as he uses progressive enhancement, responsive design, and cutting edge CSS3 techniques to build a sophisticated user interface that will run virtually everywhere.

"This is a great book for that programmer who is looking for something to do on the side, and doesn’t mind learning a few new tricks."
--Jamais Jochim, San Francisco Book Review