The second annual HTML5DevConf will be hosting leading innovators, developers, and luminaries to present and discuss the latest developments in the space on May 21st, 2012 in San Francisco at the Westin Hotel, as part of the largest technology conference of its kind. With major companies, from Microsoft to Adobe to the Financial Times of London, turning their focus to mobile apps that go beyond restrictive platforms, the battle lines of the future lie across the landscape of HTML5. To learn more about the conference visit

The 2012 HTML5 Developer Conference, which sold out last year, will kick off with an opening keynote from renowned Speaker Douglas Crockford of Yahoo!. Feature keynotes from Founder Ben Savage and YouWeb Chairman Peter Relan will follow later in the day, with more expert keynotes and seminars provided by an incredible array of principal industry influencers:

HTML5 Dev Conference 2011

  • Douglas Crockford,
    Renowned JavaScript expert at Yahoo!
  • Arvind Jain,
    Director of Engineering at Google & W3C Performance Chait
  • Vincent Hardy,
    Principal Scientist Web Standards at Adobe Systems
  • Kiran Prasad,
    Director of Engineering Mobile at LinkedIn
  • Andrew Betts,
    Director of Financial Times of London Labs

“HTML5 and JavaScript represent a new wave of apps and games and websites, with cross platform reach becoming increasingly important in a fractured mobile and web market,” says conference organizer Ann Burkett. “Join masterminds defining and using such technology at the HTML5 Developer Conference, which has become the largest conference of its kind in the world.”

The day will also be chock-full of more speakers from Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Oracle, Nokia, Logitech, HP, Flickr, Groupon and newer hot companies like GSN, Kaazing,, Stackmob, Appmobi, Joyent, WebMobi, PubNub, Zurb, Marmelade,  and additional respected industry specialists.

Sponsors will include, Intel, Kaazing, Inneractive, Application Developers Alliance, AppMobi, Pusher, K&L Gates, Microsoft, Playphone, Fluid, Aarki, Ludei, Pocket Gamer, Ubergizmo, Mobile Entertainment, Into Mobile, Gamers Daily News, Games.js, Game Dojos, and the Bay Area Game and App Developers Group.

In addition to an incredible lineup of speakers, there will be a comprehensive dive into the findings of the industry-leading PerfMarks Reports, which will be available in their entirety at the conference in San Francisco, where is the platinum sponsor. The comprehensive analysis will include all benchmarks and tests to-date, including the iPad 3 as well as performance comparisons between mobile and web browsers. The PerfMarks reports are the first to objectively benchmark HTML5 performance on top smartphone and tablet platforms, mobile operating systems, and browsers. The formation of these benchmarks seeks to help create industry standards around HTML5 to better inform developers and ultimately meet consumer quality standards of free, paid and free-to-play content.

To learn more about the PerfMarks report visit:

About the HTML5 Developer Conference

Established in 2011, the HTML5 Developer Conference has become the largest HTML5 and JavaScript-focused event in the world. With renowned speakers and leading-edge sessions targeting the developer community and spanning subjects across JavaScript, HTML5, apps and games, client, server and mobile.

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