Jesse Cravens

Jesse Cravens

Principal Web Architect

  • @jdcravens
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Austin, Texas

Areas of Expertise:

  • HTML5 CSS3 JavaScript Ruby On Rails Node.js
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
Jesse Cravens is a Principal Architect at frog where he works with the world's leading companies, helping them to design, engineer, and bring to market meaningful products and services. With 14 years of experience in web application development, Jesse is currently focusing on single page web applications, the mobile web, and HTML5.
Jesse obtained a degree in Art from Rice University, and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
He resides in Austin, TX with his beautiful wife and two children.

Building Web Apps with Ember.js Building Web Apps with Ember.js
by Thomas Brady, Jesse Cravens
July 2014
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

HTML5 Hacks HTML5 Hacks
by Jesse Cravens, Jeff Burtoft
November 2012
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $29.99

Jesse blogs at:

Real-world interfaces are in an awkward and playful stage

May 28 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s episode of the Radar Podcast, O’Reilly’s Mary Treseler chats with Josh Clark, founder of design … read more

A Day of Vertical-Climb Cycling Abuse in Western Kyoto

May 28 2015

The problem with adding a new hobby is that it takes time away from other things. I've been cycling a fair amount lately, but still must devote time to family and my Lightroom work, so what falls behind is my blogging. Yesterday I lead a 100km extreme-mountain cycle ride with… read more

Real-world interfaces are in an awkward and playful stage

May 28 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s episode of the Radar Podcast, O’Reilly’s Mary Treseler chats with Josh Clark, founder of design … read more

5 times to leave landscaping to the professionals

May 28 2015

This article is by staff writer Holly Johnson. It’s easy to become overwhelmed with the various costs that pop up when you’re a homeowner. Things like furnace/AC Repair, having to put on a new roof, and annual maintenance can take a bite out of your savings account — and leave… read more

Here’s why finance is about to be disrupted

May 28 2015

Request an invitation to Next:Money, O’Reilly’s conference focused on the fundamental transformation taking place in the finance industry. Editor’s note: We’re approaching an inflection point in all things “money” — currency, transactions, markets, and capitalism itself. Fundamental changes in the … read more

Validating data models with Kafka-based pipelines

May 28 2015

Start the O’Reilly “Introduction to Apache Kafka” training video for free. In this video, Gwen Shapira shows developers and administrators how to integrate Kafka into a data processing pipeline. A/B testing is a popular method of using business intelligence data … read more

Here’s why finance is about to be disrupted

May 28 2015

Request an invitation to Next:Money, O’Reilly’s conference focused on the fundamental transformation taking place in the finance industry. Editor’s note: We’re approaching an inflection point in all things “money” — currency, transactions, markets, and capitalism itself. Fundamental changes in the … read more

Validating data models with Kafka-based pipelines

May 28 2015

Start the O’Reilly “Introduction to Apache Kafka” training video for free. In this video, Gwen Shapira shows developers and administrators how to integrate Kafka into a data processing pipeline. A/B testing is a popular method of using business intelligence data … read more

Four short links: 28 May 2015

May 28 2015

Internet Trends 2015 (PDF) — Mary Meeker’s preso. Messaging + Notifications = Key Layers of Every Meaningful Mobile App Messaging Leaders Aiming to Create Cross-Platform Operating Systems that Are Context-Persistent Communications Hubs for More & More Services. This year’s deck … read more

Four short links: 28 May 2015

May 28 2015

Internet Trends 2015 (PDF) — Mary Meeker’s preso. Messaging + Notifications = Key Layers of Every Meaningful Mobile App Messaging Leaders Aiming to Create Cross-Platform Operating Systems that Are Context-Persistent Communications Hubs for More & More Services. This year’s deck … read more

Webcast: Rethinking the Possibilities of Browser-based Apps with HTML5
March 27, 2013
From canvas to web workers and file transfer to blob management, join us for a hands-on webcast to see HTML5 demos and code samples that will have you rethinking the possibilities of browser based apps.