Mobilism 2013 ( is thé conference for mobile (web) development. It took place May 16th and 17th, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and was organised by Peter-Paul Koch, Krijn Hoetmer, and Stephen Hay.

Videos of DAY ONE:
Videos of DAY TWO:

These video's are recorded as part of a sponsorship by Mirabeau, a full service web company (

Max Firtman, Breaking Limits on Mobile HTML5 - Mobilism 2013, Day 1, Afternoon, Speaker 7

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