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Live Blog – Firefox Launch Party and Mozilla Sri Lanka Community re-establishment

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Taste the “New Firefox” cake, yum yum …… Learn about Firefox OS and get hands on experience with the Firefox OS devices Win some cool prizes !!!!

More info about the event: here.

From Press From Press May 10, 201411:15 am

Good day everyone. We are signing off.

From Press From Press May 10, 201411:14 am

With that note, we conclude this event. This is just the beginning. Will see you all again very soon. – Ruwan

From Press From Press May 10, 201411:13 am

. @naadiya007 @YohanAmal @MilindaLaknath @hasithakj are hashtag winners along with some others.

From Press From Press May 10, 201411:08 am

Ruwan gives away the vote of thanks. Winners will be announced by Chathu and Pasindhu

From Press From Press May 10, 201411:03 am

The market place https://marketplace.firefox.com/

From Press From Press May 10, 201411:01 am

Even these locals apps were ported from another OS.

From Press From Press May 10, 201411:00 am

Malinda manages to run the emulator and demonstrates some local apps for us.

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:56 am

Since all the Firefox Phones are out of juice, they will have to skip the demo and conclude their presentation.

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:50 am

Phonegap is the most used framework to port your webapp to other OS. – Malinda

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:49 am

All the Firefox apps can be ported easily into Android and iOS. – Malinda

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:44 am

It takes about 1 week for your app to be verified and to be available in the firefox market place. – kalpa

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:42 am

Firefox App manager is the tool/plugin which allows you to use as a simulator to test your apps. – Kalpa

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:39 am

Frameworks used : jQuery and Angularjs – malinda

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:38 am

Webapps could run as a standalone app or as a cloud based one. – Malinda

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:37 am

Common browser APIs are also used to make the app more accessible. – Malinda

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:36 am

Malinda talks about why these technologies are used to develop Webapps and their pros.

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:35 am

Webbased app development tools are used to develop the Firefox OS too. HTML5, CSS and JS. – Malinda

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:33 am

Benefit of Webapps: Easy to develop and easily port-able. – Kalpa

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:32 am

Webapps are apps which run on the internet. (cloud)

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:31 am

Some dev Firefox OS mobile devices are being passed on to the crowd to have a look.

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:30 am

Firefox OS is free and open source. linux based and is based on HTML5 and CSS. – Kalpa

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:29 am

Be the Future: Firefox OS Web Apps will the topic of discussion now. Malinda and Kalpa will take over.

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:20 am

refreshments are being served as well for the time being.

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:15 am

Wait till the hype is over so that we can proceed with the agenda.

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:02 am

And apparently you sing Happy Birthday Mozilla when you cut this cake. :P

From Press From Press May 10, 201410:00 am

Everyone heads over forward now to have a piece of cake. :P

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:59 am

We have 2 cakes here to celebrate the launch of Firefox Australis and re-establishment of Firefox SL Community.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:55 am

Everyone is welcome to contribute to the community. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/contribute/

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:54 am

GeekPhone company are the official Firefox Mobile partners so far.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:53 am

Mozilla Community is all about helping users. There might be mistakes but hey, it is a start.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:51 am

Web Maker is the new technology Mozilla Project has introduced for everyone to develop web sites.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:50 am

Firefox SL Community is planning to hold a HTML5 workshop for Kingswood College in Kandy coming 26th.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:49 am

Firefox Sri Lanka was started in 2008 in the first place.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:44 am

One of the organizers asks the crowd about their experience with New Firefox. He says he likes the new UI design.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:42 am

The new version of Firefox is called Firefox Australis. New UI tweaks. A redesign it is.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:40 am

In 2013, Firefox was named as the most trusted Internet Company.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:39 am

By 2008, Firefox reached 20% worldwide market share.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:39 am

Source Code was scraped from Netscape browser. Firefox was launched in 2004.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:38 am

Birth of Mozilla Foundation was a result of trying to overcome some of the challenges.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:34 am

There will be competition today those who will be tweeting the most creative ideas with the hashtag #mozillalk and will win goodies.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:33 am

We are starting off.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:28 am

Stay tuned with us till the event commences.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:28 am

This is team digit Live from NSBM School of Computing premises for Firefox Launch Party.

From Press From Press May 10, 20149:27 am

Hola everyone.

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