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  1. Launching Open Web Apps feedback channels – help us make the web better!

    About three months ago we launched a feedback channel for the Firefox Developer Tools, and since it was a great success, we’re happy announce a new one for Open Web Apps! For Developer Tools, we have, and keep on getting, excellent suggestions at http://mzl.la/devtools, which Read more…

  2. Browserify and Gulp with React

    The JS world moves quickly, and nowadays, there’re some new kids around the block. Today, we’ll explore Browserify, Gulp, and React and see whether they’d sound suitable for our projects. You might have heard of them but not have had the time to check them Read more…

  3. Time to get hacking – Introducing Rec Room

    It’s no secret that the best frameworks and tools are extracted, not created out of thin air. Since launching Firefox OS, Mozilla has been approached by countless app developers and web developers with a simple question: “How do I make apps for Firefox OS?” The Read more…

  4. Videos: getting started with your Flame device

    The Flame Developer reference phone is currently on its way to developers who either are Mozillians, bought them or have created apps for it. You can buy the flame device online at everbuying, for $170 including postage and packing and world-wide delivery. There is no Read more…

  5. Programming games in the browser

    A programming game is a computer game where two or more programs compete with each other. What are the basic requirements for programming games and can they be realized in browsers? With JavaScript? 4 basic claims There are 4 basic claims. Competing programs: must run Read more…

  6. How can we write better software? – Interview series, part 2 with Brian Warner

    This is part 2 of a new Interview series here at Mozilla Hacks. “How can we, as developers, write more superb software?” A simple question without a simple answer. Writing good code is hard, even for developers with years of experience. Luckily, the Mozilla community Read more…

  7. Building the Firefox browser for Firefox OS

    As soon as the Boot to Gecko (B2G) project was announced in July 2011 I knew it something I wanted to contribute to. I’d already been working on the idea of a browser based OS for a while but it seemed Mozilla had the people, Read more…

  8. Using mozjpeg to Create Efficient JPEGs

    The mozjpeg project recently released version 2.1. It aims to improve the efficiency of JPEG encoding over existing encoders while maintaining compatibility with the vast majority of existing decoders. I’d like to explain how you can use this software to reduce the size of your Read more…

  9. Turn your Facebook page into a Firefox OS mobile app

    Whether you are a business or community page owner, what would be better than increasing your page reachability by offering your standalone mobile app? Apptuter is an open source framework to help you achieve that, with minimum coding knowledge and easy to follow steps you Read more…

  10. JavaScript Error- and XHR Log Recording With Every Bug Report

    Let’s start with a story. A user story: A friend of mine called me in the middle of the day with a very strange request. He told me “Could you come over and help me to fill-in a form”. I was surprised as filling forms Read more…

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