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The Making of the Time Out Firefox OS app

Wed, 2014-02-26 11:15
A rash start into adventure

So we told our client that yes, of course, we would do their Firefox OS app. We didn’t know much about FFOS at the time. But, hey, we had just completed refactoring their native iOS and Android apps. Web applications were our core business all along. So what was to be feared?

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Applications Open for Expanded Tablet Contribution Program

Sun, 2014-02-23 14:00

Last month, Mozilla announced the Tablet Contribution Program to help deliver Firefox OS to the tablet form factor. Today, we are excited to open the Application for Hardware Support to Mozillians all over the world who will sign up to contribute to Firefox OS coding, testing, localizing, and product planning.

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Wanted: Awesome HTML5 app ports for Firefox OS & the Open Web

Fri, 2014-02-21 15:52
A bit of background

In 2013, Mozilla and our partners launched Firefox OS in fourteen markets. We released three Firefox OS smartphone models and a Geeksphone developer preview device. Our Developer Relations team hosted eight invite-only workshops for app developers around the world: Mountain View, London, Madrid, Bogota, Warsaw, Porto Alegre, Guadalajara, and Budapest. Read more

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Building Cordova apps for Firefox OS

Thu, 2014-02-20 18:48

Update: In addition to the Cordova integration described below, Firefox OS is now supported in the 3.4 release of Adobe PhoneGap.

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Ember.JS – What it is and why we need to care about it

Thu, 2014-02-20 09:28

This is a guest post by Sourav Lahoti and his thoughts about Ember.js

Developers increasingly turn to client-side frameworks to simplify development, and there’s a big need for good ones in this area. We see a lot of players in this field, but for lots of functionality and moving parts, very few stand out in particular — Ember.js is one of them.

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