Matrix is an open standard for interoperable, decentralised, real-time communication over the Internet. It provides a standard HTTP API for publishing and subscribing to real-time data in specified channels, so it can be used to power Instant Messaging, VoIP/WebRTC signalling, Internet of Things communication--the most common use of Matrix today is as an Instant Messaging platform.
If you use Firefox and want to show your support, we've made a collection of badges you can add to your website. Whether you're passionate about Mozilla's mission, or just think Firefox is a kick-ass product, we'd love your help in spreading the word.
Changes and updates to the code, data, and tools that support MDN Web Docs. In September, the team launched MDN payments, improved MDN’s accessibility resources, and removed 15% of KumaScript macros. The team also shipped tweaks and fixes by merging 379 pull requests, including 66 pull requests from 38 new contributors.
The latest version of the Things Gateway rolling out today comes with new home monitoring features that let you directly monitor your home over the web, without a middleman. That means no monthly fees, your private data stays in your home by default, and you can choose from a variety of sensors made by different manufacturers.
At Mozilla, we want WebAssembly to be as fast as it can be. This started with its design, which gives it great throughput. Then we improved load times with a streaming baseline compiler. With this, we compile code faster than it comes over the network. Now, in the latest version of Firefox Beta, calls between JS and WebAssembly are faster than many JS to JS function calls. Here's how we made them fast - illustrated in code cartoons.
MDN’s user base has grown exponentially in the last few years, so we are seeking support from our users to help accelerate content and platform development.
Making websites accessible to a wide range of users is a vital topic for creators on the web. Over a long weekend in late September, more than twenty people met in London to work on accessibility on the MDN Web Docs website — both the content about accessibility and the accessibility of the site itself. The result was a considerable refresh and new opportunities to continue the projects begun.
The smaller the app, the faster it loads. Here's how I reduced the size of a favorite WebVR game, optimizing font, audio, and image files to hit my target: 10-second load times in VR headsets.
Aragon is an open source project for building decentralized organizations with Ethereum, IPFS, and the web. Aragon apps enable trust-less and transparent governance through smart contracts that execute on the Ethereum blockchain.
The Machine Learning team at Mozilla is hard at work improving performance and ease-of-use for our open source speech-to-text engine. The upcoming 0.2 release will include a much-requested feature: the ability to do speech recognition live, as the audio is being recorded.
In August, the MDN content community reviewed and merged 85 Browser Compatibility Data pull requests. This month, we’ll continue working on new interactive examples, converting compatibility data, and migrating MDN services.