Damien Fitzpatrick


Senior Director of Products at Ephox

Damien Fitzpatrick is Senior Director of Products at Ephox and has 14 years of experience in content management. Damien is responsible for Ephox’s contributions to TinyMCE and the development of Textbox.io, a next generation rich text editor and the first available for mobile devices. Using HTML5 and responsive CSS3 Damien and the Ephox team have overcome the challenge of adapting rich, browser based word processing to mobile devices and introduced new capabilities on the desktop.

YOW! Connected 2016 Melbourne

7 Easy UX Secrets that Every Mobile Developer will Want to Know


Ephox’s rich text editors, TinyMCE and Textbox.io are two of the most complex and widely used JavaScript applications in the world: around 10 million people use these full-featured textediors every day. Last year, the team at Ephox took on the huge task of porting the 1500 module, shortcut-key driven, keyboard and mouse intensive application from desktop to mobile.

In this example-packed presentation, we share the experiences of our epic journey, the challenges faced, and the surprises that blindsided us. If you are planning to transition your own application from desktop to mobile, or create a new responsive web app, our 7 UX Secrets may just save you months of effort (and preserve your sanity!).