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.
With that note, we conclude this event. This is just the beginning. Will see you all again very soon. – Ruwan
. @naadiya007 @YohanAmal @MilindaLaknath @hasithakj are hashtag winners along with some others.
Ruwan gives away the vote of thanks. Winners will be announced by Chathu and Pasindhu
The market place https://marketplace.firefox.com/
Even these locals apps were ported from another OS.
Malinda manages to run the emulator and demonstrates some local apps for us.
Since all the Firefox Phones are out of juice, they will have to skip the demo and conclude their presentation.
Phonegap is the most used framework to port your webapp to other OS. – Malinda
All the Firefox apps can be ported easily into Android and iOS. – Malinda
It takes about 1 week for your app to be verified and to be available in the firefox market place. – kalpa
Firefox App manager is the tool/plugin which allows you to use as a simulator to test your apps. – Kalpa
Frameworks used : jQuery and Angularjs – malinda
Webapps could run as a standalone app or as a cloud based one. – Malinda
Common browser APIs are also used to make the app more accessible. – Malinda
Malinda talks about why these technologies are used to develop Webapps and their pros.
Webbased app development tools are used to develop the Firefox OS too. HTML5, CSS and JS. – Malinda
Benefit of Webapps: Easy to develop and easily port-able. – Kalpa
Webapps are apps which run on the internet. (cloud)
Some dev Firefox OS mobile devices are being passed on to the crowd to have a look.
Firefox OS is free and open source. linux based and is based on HTML5 and CSS. – Kalpa
Be the Future: Firefox OS Web Apps will the topic of discussion now. Malinda and Kalpa will take over.
refreshments are being served as well for the time being.
Wait till the hype is over so that we can proceed with the agenda.
And apparently you sing Happy Birthday Mozilla when you cut this cake.
Everyone heads over forward now to have a piece of cake.
We have 2 cakes here to celebrate the launch of Firefox Australis and re-establishment of Firefox SL Community.
Everyone is welcome to contribute to the community. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/contribute/
GeekPhone company are the official Firefox Mobile partners so far.
Mozilla Community is all about helping users. There might be mistakes but hey, it is a start.
Web Maker is the new technology Mozilla Project has introduced for everyone to develop web sites.
Firefox SL Community is planning to hold a HTML5 workshop for Kingswood College in Kandy coming 26th.
Firefox Sri Lanka was started in 2008 in the first place.
One of the organizers asks the crowd about their experience with New Firefox. He says he likes the new UI design.
The new version of Firefox is called Firefox Australis. New UI tweaks. A redesign it is.
In 2013, Firefox was named as the most trusted Internet Company.
By 2008, Firefox reached 20% worldwide market share.
Source Code was scraped from Netscape browser. Firefox was launched in 2004.
Birth of Mozilla Foundation was a result of trying to overcome some of the challenges.
There will be competition today those who will be tweeting the most creative ideas with the hashtag #mozillalk and will win goodies.
We are starting off.
Stay tuned with us till the event commences.
This is team digit Live from NSBM School of Computing premises for Firefox Launch Party.