Aurelio De Rosa

Aurelio De Rosa

Senior Front End Engineer at Facebook. In love with HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, and PHP. Member of the jQuery team. Expert of JavaScript and HTML5 APIs.


I've written jQuery in Action, third edition and Instant jQuery Selectors. I've also authored some academic papers and more than 100 articles.


I collaborate in open source projects like jQuery, Grunt, CanIUse, and Github.js. I also work on my own projects. Find more on GitHub.


I love giving talks at national and international conferences. You can find my slides on SpeakerDeck.


I'm the first Italian to be part of the jQuery team. I've also started a thing called Facebook Universities tours.

I have worked with

  • Vodafone logo
  • PHP Architect logo
  • Telerik logo
  • JS Foundation logo
  • Facebook logo
  • SitePoint logo
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland logo
  • NatWest logo
  • Barclays logo
  • Net Magazine logo
  • TutsPlus logo

Checkout some of my recent endeavors

Project: Audero Sticky

Audero Sticky is a polyfill for the CSS position: sticky with no dependencies and support for multiple module systems.

Speaking: Pensa in grande at University of Naples "Federico II"

Quando si è studenti universitari si sogna spesso di lavorare per una grande azienda informatica, ma tanti hanno paura di non essere all'altezza delle aspettative. La paura di fallire può essere tale da non volere neanche provare a mandare la candidatura ed affrontare il colloquio di lavoro.

In questo talk, racconterò la mia esperienza e le mie sensazioni che mi hanno percorso da essere uno studente universitario a sviluppatore per Facebook. Inoltre, racconterò la realtà lavorativa e le opportunità offerte dalle grandi aziende e dall'estero.

Book: ECMAScript 2015: A SitePoint Anthology

ECMAScript 2015: A SitePoint Anthology is a collection of the most useful and interesting articles on ECMAScript 2015 (a.k.a ES6) recently published on SitePoint, plus an exclusive article from everyone's favorite developer evangelist, none other than Microsoft's Christian Heilmann.