Breaking Limits on Mobile HTML5

A session at Mobilism 2013

Thursday 16th May, 2013

4:00pm to 4:50pm (AMT)

Several hacks are available for mobile web development that are unknown to most web developers. This talk will go over 15 of the most interesting unknown hacks for mobile web developers.

More than 15 hacks that will surprise you on mobile browsers, such as IE10, Safari on iOS and Chrome for Android. Quickly, we will go though the problem, the code and the live demo of the hack working on a real device.

Hacks list include:

  • How to refresh a background "frozen" tab on iPad
  • Creating a mobile view for IE10 on snapped mode
  • Making a push notification on iOS from a website
  • Creating a high resolution canvas
  • Creating a full-screen experience
  • Working with images in different resolutions
  • Undocumented meta tags and hacks
  • Bypassing limits on storage APIs
  • Interacting with native apps
  • Speeding up performance

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Maximiliano Firtman

mobile+web+performance author+speaker+trainer. Author of High Performance Mobile Web from O'Reilly | http://firt.mobi | En español: @maxifirtman bio from Twitter

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Time 4:00pm4:50pm AMT

Date Thu 16th May 2013

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Books by speaker

  • Programming the Mobile Web
  • jQuery Mobile: Up and Running

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