Adrian Kosmaczewski

Adrian Kosmaczewski

Mobile developer, trainer, consultant and author

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Areas of Expertise:

  • iOS
  • Sencha Touch
  • jQuery Mobile
  • PhoneGap
  • mobile
  • .NET
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing

Adrian Kosmaczewski is a writer, a software developer and a teacher. He is the author of two books about mobile software development, and has shipped mobile, web and desktop apps for iOS, Android, Mac OS X, Windows and Linux since 1996. Adrian holds a Master in Information Technology from the University of Liverpool.

When not coding or teaching, Adrian likes to spend time with his wife Claudia, his cat Max and his Olivetti Lettera 22 typewriter.

Sencha Touch 2 Up and Running Sencha Touch 2 Up and Running
by Adrian Kosmaczewski
February 2013
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $21.99

Mobile JavaScript Application Development Mobile JavaScript Application Development
by Adrian Kosmaczewski
June 2012
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $19.99

Adrian blogs at:

Photo-Development Challenge Results #2: Statues

May 22 2015

It's been three months to the day since I posted "Photo-Development Challenge: Inspire Me and Others With Your Artistic Interpretation", and I'm mortified that it's only the second set of results that I'm finally getting around to sharing (the first having been "Hillside Temple Buildings" 2½ months ago). In retrospect,… read more

Ask the Readers: Will higher interest rates make you save more money?

May 22 2015

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Interest rates are expected to rise later in 2015. What will you do with this information? You could make the case that you haven’t missed much if you didn’t keep your money in a savings account over the last few years. But still,… read more

Four short links: 22 May 2015

May 22 2015

GM: That Car You Bought, We’re Really the Ones Who Own It — GM’s claim is all about copyright and software code, and it’s the same claim John Deere is making about their tractors. The TL;DR version of the argument … read more

Four short links: 22 May 2015

May 22 2015

GM: That Car You Bought, We’re Really the Ones Who Own It — GM’s claim is all about copyright and software code, and it’s the same claim John Deere is making about their tractors. The TL;DR version of the argument … read more

A “have-coffee” culture

May 21 2015

Download a free copy of Building an Optimized Business, a curated collection of chapters from the O’Reilly Web Operations and Performance library. This post is an excerpt by J. Paul Reed from DevOps in Practice, one of the selections included … read more

A “have-coffee” culture

May 21 2015

Download a free copy of Building an Optimized Business, a curated collection of chapters from the O’Reilly Web Operations and Performance library. This post is an excerpt by J. Paul Reed from DevOps in Practice, one of the selections included … read more

Cultivating change

May 21 2015

Attend Cultivate July 20 and 21, in Portland, Oregon. Cultivate is our conference looking at the challenges facing modern management and aiming to train a new generation of business leaders who understand the relationship between corporate culture and corporate prosperity. … read more

What today’s fitness technology means for tomorrow’s office

May 21 2015

Contributing Author: Claire Niech 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. At 5:37 a.m., Nina’s alarm … read more

Cultivating change

May 21 2015

Attend Cultivate July 20 and 21, in Portland, Oregon. Cultivate is our conference looking at the challenges facing modern management and aiming to train a new generation of business leaders who understand the relationship between corporate culture and corporate prosperity. … read more

What today’s fitness technology means for tomorrow’s office

May 21 2015

Contributing Author: Claire Niech 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. At 5:37 a.m., Nina’s alarm … read more

"I liked that the book is task-oriented. It provides many real-world examples and projects that I easily adapted to my own projects. I was able to create a mobile site from beginning to end--without having to rely on other resources. This is exactly what I was looking for when shopping for a book on basic mobile design."
--Sammie J., Book Bargains and Previews

"If your job or ambitions include developing apps for smartphones, you should check out this book."
--Si Dunn, Sagecreek Productions