Thursday again, and we in the Mozilla Developer Engagement team are happy to present you with another Mozilla Hacks Weekly!
Weekly links September 1 2011
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Here we go!
Flickr announced a new feature called Geofencing
which allows you not only to block content from certain groups of people but also define the privacy level of the geo information of your photos. This could be a good blueprint for other geo services.
If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Christian, he’s available on Twitter as @codepo8.
Eric “Sheppy” Shepherd
A lot of folks probably already know about jsFiddle
If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Eric, he’s available on Twitter as @sheppy.
Node Knockout event
took part over the weekend. It’s an annual competition in which hundreds of teams around the world have 48 hours to work on awesome Node Web applications. Check out this year’s entries
, nearly 200 of them!
If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Rob, he’s available on Twitter as @robhawkes.
What came before WebSockets?
A good overlook of both options and struggles we had before Web Sockets came to be.
If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Robert, he’s available on Twitter as @robertnyman.
The Rapid Release Process (releasing a new version of Firefox every six weeks) has generated a lot of questions from users, add-on developers and Web developers. Jonathan Nightingale, Director of Firefox Engineering, explains why Mozilla has chosen this path
: “We push ourselves to ship faster because the web is under threat. Amazing and innovative people are doing amazing and innovative things and right now they have a choice: build for the web, or build for the walled gardens. The web can win that fight
If you want to read more tips or discuss the web with Tristan, he’s available on Twitter as @nitot.
He regularly also blogs at http://robertnyman.com and loves to travel and meet people.
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