Programming the Mobile Web & more 60% off coupon

As you may already know, I’ve written some books including “Programming the Mobile Web” from O’Reilly Media. As a reader, it’s great to see great opportunities to get this books with discount. Today 11-29, O’Reilly is offering a great promotion –60% off of ebooks and videos– in celebration of Cyber Monday. This promotion includes “Programming the Mobile Web” ebook and “High Performance Mobile Websites” workshop video.

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Jailbreakme: executing native code using the browser, how it works and the security problem behind

Today, August 1st, 2010, a new website (and trending topic) appeared that allow you to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod or iPad using iOS 3.1, 3.2 or 4.0: Jailbreak Me.

The main advantage of this new jailbreak method is that the process is done entirely from the browser, Safari on iOS. Therefore, it took my attention.

How can a website, with just HTML, CSS and JavaScript can execute a code that changes the operating system? (more…)

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Book and Preview available

O’Reilly has just made available the final edition of “Programming the Mobile Web” book in printed and ebook format, ready for purchase in different formats (PDF, ePub and mobi) suitable for Kindle, iPad and other readers.

The preview version is already available in Google Books Preview and Amazon Preview:

For printed edition or ebook purchases, you can order it at http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596807795/

For offline and even other online stores (Kindle Store, AppStore) it will be available in the following weeks.

It’s good to see this project comes to reality!

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Welcome to Mobile x Web!

Taking advantage of my conference “High Performance Mobile Websites”, today at Velocity 2010, and a month before my book “Programming the Mobile Web” is published, I start this blog about mobile web development.

I hope to be useful for many of you, providing tools, links, tutorials, code and samples to deliver the best possible mobile web experience to each device in the market.

Follow me on twitter or follow this blog’s updates.

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