Testing Web Applications and Filing Bugs

Testing Web Applications and Filing Bugs For the past 6 months or so, I’ve been a casual contributor to a number of Mozilla related projects. When I signed up to be a contributor, I joined the Web Quality Assurance team which is responsible for ensuring that all Mozilla web properties are secure, error free and … 

 

Webjam January 2 2013

Web jam 2012 This event was meant to resemble a Summer Code party. Expected attendance was 10 but because of complications the number did not even go up to half of that in the end. Besides the poor attendance, the event went well to be honest. Some friends and I got together and we had … 

 

Software Freedom Day, Bulawayo

      Saturday the 15th was Software Freedom Day and the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) hosted the Bulawayo event. After 2 months of preparation the day finally arrived. The event was supported by companies such as Linux Professional Institute. Taznet, Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa(http://www.fossfa.net/), TELCO, ZIMRA and … 

 

Like Free Software? Try Free Software on Steroids!

“Like free software?    Come to the Software Freedom Day and experience software on steroids. ” Not only is the software to be featured free, most of it is Open Source, which means that it is developed by a community for the community. Open source software developers care about your freedom. Freedom? You ask. Yes … 

 

Contributing at Mozilla

I’ve always wanted to be an  active contributor to an OpenSource Project. I took some time to learn some of the technologies necessary to be able to contribute(Languages, software, Linux etc). When I felt confident in myself, I started hunting for an OpenSource project….while I was searching,the  Google Summer of Code program came up a … 

 

Software Freedom Day: Liberate Your Computer!

Sofware Freedom Day 2012 On Saturday the 15th of September 2012, thousands of people around the world will be celebrating Software Freedom Day. Zimbabweans are also part of that number. There are two events scheduled to celebrate SFD, one in Harare and the other in Bulawayo. The events are meant  to educate the  public about … 

 

Facebook remix

Remixed my first site using Hackasaurus…this is cool….check it out here: The tool is pretty cool, it allows you to highlight any part of the website you want to remix and edit it to suit your needs. When you’re done, it generates the modified HTML code that you can share with friends……you can find my … 

 

Firefox OS?

Firefox Mobile OS Word on the net is this….The Firefox people have been busy at work, working on a Mobile Operating System of their own. Unlike other mobile OSes that are built on software created using Java, C,Or other similar languages, this OS is based entirely on HTML5. Yes you heard it HTML5! Mozilla has … 

 

Windows Applications and Ubuntu

Windows Applications and Linux I’ts been a few days since i installed Ubuntu and all I can say is that I love it!! My knowledge base of the commands is growing fast and I’m beginning to understand how and why things are different on Linux.. There is one little problem however, like most people, when … 

 

Java Experience

After a frustrating search that didn’t bear any results, I made a decision to move to another programming language. What was I searching for? Tips on how to develop apps for mobile devices. I must admit, I was pidgeon holed in one programming language(Visual Basic). I mean, I sincerely beleived that VB was the best …