This week in Firefox: Testing Graphics

On Friday February 17 2017, the Firefox Beta community tested Firefox 52 Beta 7. The focus of this test day was on WebGL. WebGL is a JavaScript API for rendering¬† graphics in the browser without the use of plugins such as Flash or Silverlight. Graphics testing involves testing how Firefox renders websites that use WebGL … 

 

Meeting with the NUST FSAs

A long overdue post. Two weeks ago I was invited by Zibusiso to the National University of Science and Technology to talk to the Firefox Student Ambassadors club he has been working hard to get off the ground. As this was the club’s first meting, we discussed Mozilla’s goals for the year, our mission and … 

 

Participation Leaders Summit Singapore

I attended the Mozilla Participation Leadership summit in Singapore in January 2016 where strategies on how to build the Mozilla community were discussed, planning was done, coffee was had and Mozlove was spread. Here are some of the pictures from the event.

 

Trip to Japan: Day 1

This is the second post in a series of posts about my trip to Japan. In this post, I’ll talk about my experience in Tokyo on Day 1. This post is a continuation of this one. The Hotel I’m staying at the Hotel Okura, a beautiful Hotel. Okura is conveniently located, the Roppongi shopping district … 

 

Getting there

This is the first post in a series of posts about my trip to Japan. In this post, I’ll talk about the preparations I had to make to get to Tokyo. I’m Zimbabwean, which means that I need a VISA to go pretty much anywhere outside the country. Getting the Japan Visa proved to be … 

 

2 years at Mozilla– What a ride

2 Years at Mozilla I’ve been contributing to Mozilla projects for 2 years now and it’s been a wonderful journey. It all started sometime in June/July of 2012. I sent an email to one of the Mozilla mailing lists requesting to volunteer and a day or so later, I got a response. I went through … 

 

The challenge of contributing to Mozilla

The last community meet-up was a success, attendance was higher than expected and everyone was excited to join Mozilla and start contributing. Discussions involved translating the browser, building a custom B2G phone, working on addons and growing the community. Everyone seemed interested in taking on a particular functional area.

 

The Mozilla Summit — Part one

I have a problem, I know, I never blog about events in time. Its been almost two weeks since the Mozilla Summit and this post is a brief writeup of my experience in Canada. The invitation The Mozilla Summit is/was a meetup of all core contributors to the Mozilla Project. About 2000 peole were invited … 

 

A new Homepage for mozillians.org

This post originally appeared here .¬† The Mozillians Community directory has a new design for the home page and the style has been updated across the whole site. The code was updated, bugs were filed and fixed and it has gone live. This is a brief summary of the features that are in this release, …