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  1. Launching feedback channels – let us know your ideas for Firefox Developer Tools

    One thing that is vital for us at Mozilla is to listen to developers and users, and care to your needs to make the web a better place. We’re strong believers in constructive communication and discussions, and that’s why I’m happy to announce our latest Read more…

  2. asm.js performance improvements in the latest version of Firefox make games fly!

    The latest version of Firefox which launched last week includes a major update to the user interface as well as to features like Sync. Another area in which this release brings significant improvements is in asm.js performance, which as we will see below is very Read more…

  3. Mozilla hits one million bugs – thanks for making the Web better with us

    We passed a significant milestone on Wednesday. Mozilla’s installation of the Bugzilla bug-tracking software reached the landmark of bug number 1,000,000. Our Bugzilla installation has been running since Mozilla started in 1998, and tracked bugs, issues, enhancement requests, work projects and almost any other kind Read more…

  4. Take the Developer Economics 7th Global Survey

    I’ve always preferred to think of myself as anything but a Marketer. In business school, there was a clear hierarchy assigned to the functional classifications amongst us. At the very top sat the investment bankers, commanding the most respect and highest paying job offers. And Read more…

  5. What Mozilla Hacks is

    With the Mozilla moniker, many people believe that the Hacks blog is only about Mozilla products or news. Therefore, I wanted to take the chance to enlighten you and also invite you to be a part of creating content here. What we cover here The Read more…

  6. HTML out of the Browser

    Amongst my friends, I’m known as something of a Star Wars nerd. My longtime nick has been cfjedimaster (a combination of two passions, the other being ColdFusion), I work in a room packed to the gills with Star Wars toys, and I’ve actually gotten inked Read more…

  7. Powerful tools for developing Web Apps

    In the recent years, web development changed drastically. The emergence of the mobile web and the new form factor of smart phones created the demand for different solutions than the former desktop-only web. Since then a lot of frameworks and tools have been created, with Read more…

  8. Introducing PredictionIO

    PredictionIO is an open source machine learning server for software developers to create predictive features, such as personalization, recommendation and content discovery. Building a production-grade engine to predict users’ preferences and personalize content for them used to be time-consuming. Not anymore with PredictionIO’s latest v0.7 Read more…

  9. Measuring power consumption on phones

    While learning about and measuring what happens on phones, we’re learned a great deal around power consumption. Therefore we want to share some learnings and what have resulted in the FxOS Powertool! Introducing the FxOS Powertool! With the FxOS Powertool!, we can optimize apps for Read more…

  10. Coordinate Conversion Made Easy – the power of GeometryUtils

    In a previous post we introduced the GeometryUtils interface and the getBoxQuads() API for retrieving the CSS box geometry of a DOM node. GeometryUtils also takes care of another important problem: converting coordinates reliably from one DOM node to another. For example, you might want Read more…