Maximiliano Firtman

Maximiliano Firtman

Mobile developer, trainer, author, speaker

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Areas of Expertise:

  • mobile
  • actionscript
  • html5
  • ajax
  • iphone
  • javascript
  • php
  • web 2.0
  • mobile web
  • java me
  • android
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Max Firtman is a mobile+web developer, trainer, speaker and writer. He is Adobe Community Champion and founder of ITMaster Professional Training. He wrote many books, including "Programming the Mobile Web" and "jQuery Mobile: Up and Running" published by O'Reilly Media

He has a blog about mobile web development at and he maintains the website

He is a frequent speaker at conferences, including QCon, OSCON, Breaking Development, Velocity Conference, Fluent, Google Developer Day, Nokia Developer Days, Campus Party Europe and many other events around the world.

He has received different recognitions, including Nokia Developer Champion yearly since 2006; Adobe Community Champion in 2011, and a Google recognition for being one of the most innovative mobile developers.

High Performance Mobile Web High Performance Mobile Web
by Maximiliano Firtman
September 2016
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Programming the Mobile Web Programming the Mobile Web
by Maximiliano Firtman
Second Edition March 2013
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $41.99

jQuery Mobile: Up and Running jQuery Mobile: Up and Running
by Maximiliano Firtman
February 2012
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $29.99

Programming the Mobile Web Programming the Mobile Web
by Maximiliano Firtman
July 2010

Applying Apache Cordova and PhoneGap Applying Apache Cordova and PhoneGap
by Maximiliano Firtman
August 2015
Video: $150.00

Mobile HTML5 Mobile HTML5
by Maximiliano Firtman
November 2014
Video: $175.00

Mobile Web High Performance Mobile Web High Performance
by Maximiliano Firtman
July 2010
Video: $69.99

Webcast: New Generation of Web Apps for Mobile and Wearables
March 31, 2015
In this webcast we'll cover current status of web app and web view engines on iOS, Android and Windows.

Webcast: Become a Mobile Application Performance Genius
October 07, 2014
The webcast will feature a live demo of Foglight Application Performance Monitoring SaaS Edition.

Webcast: Performance for Responsive Web Design
February 12, 2014
Learn when responsive web design is the right tool and when it's the worst, and how to integrate it with other techniques.

Webcast: HTML5 for Mobile Devices
January 16, 2013
Join us for a hands-on webcast presented by Maximiliano Firtman author of Programming the Mobile Web, 2nd Edition, as he shows you how to build apps that access geolocation, accelerometer, multi touch screens and other features in these mobile devices...

Webcast: jQuery Mobile: multiplatform HTML5 webapps
May 09, 2012
In this webcast, Maximiliano Firtman will go through the basics of jQuery Mobile and will talk about some myths around this framework that most web developers and designers believe today.

Webcast: The Best of Velocity - Mobile Web & HTML5 Performance Optimization
May 29, 2012
In this two-part session by Maximiliano Firtman, you will learn in part-one How to deal with mobile browsers. In Part-two Maximiliano talks about WPO's impacting on mobile web.

"All in all an impressive resource. Useful addition to the bookshelf for the experienced programmer wanting to get up to speed on the Mobile Web. "
--Tom Brander,

"A useful one-stop reference."
--Rhonda Lunemann, Technical Communication, Volume 58, Number 3, August 2011