Rob Larsen

Rob Larsen

Front end engineer, writer, speaker.

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Boston, Massachusetts

Areas of Expertise:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Ant
  • SVG
  • Canvas
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing

Rob is an experienced front end engineer, team lead and manager. Since 1999 (that's Web 1.0, if you're keeping track) been building web sites and applications for some of the world's biggest brands.

Rob is an active writer and speaker on web technology with a special focus on emerging standards like HTML5, CSS3 and the ongoing evolution of the JavaScript programming language. He is co-author of Professional jQuery, the author of Beginning HTML and CSS and, coming soon from O'Reilly, The Uncertain Web. He's also active in the open source community.

Rob is currently the Founder and Principal Consultant of Palatino Consulting. Previously Rob has spent time at Sapient Global Markets, Isobar, The Brand Experience, Cramer and as an independent consultant. Over the course of his career Rob has solved unique problems for clients like Samsung, Motorola, Philips, Gillette, Boston's Museum of Science, State Street Corporation and Harvard Kennedy School.

The Uncertain Web The Uncertain Web
by Rob Larsen
December 2014
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $25.99

Rob blogs at:

Webcast: Wild World Web: Web Development in a World of Ever-Changing Browsers, Platforms & Compatibilities
November 11, 2014
This webcast will show you how to approach compatibility in a nimble way and will help you to solve problems confidently when you're faced with the web's uncertainty.