It’s Thursday, meaning that all of us in Mozilla’s Developer Engagement team want to share our reading tips! And man, have we got a lot of good links for you this week!
At the end of this blog post, you also have all the Developer Engagement team members and what they work on. If you are interested in discussing more, contributing or taking part of our work, don’t hesitate to contact us!
If there is anything you think we should read or know about, don’t hesitate to post a comment, contact us on Twitter or through any other means.
The picks this week are:
- Five Collaboration Tips from Introverts – Whether you write code, copy, or documentation, ship products, or build businesses, never forget that collaboration takes many forms.
- Wired Opinion: The Perpetual, Invisible Window Into Your Gmail Inbox
- Lose the wait: HTTP Compression: – Thorough article on which and how to compress file when sending them through HTTP. There are a few tricky cases that can result in a server sending more data when compressing than when not compressing some files.
- Building the new AJAX mail UI : Instant notifications of new emails via eventsource/server-sent events: – Presents in detail how Fastmail.fm used server-sent events to implementing the push of new mail to their Web mail client.
- Mozilla leads in HTML5 accessibility support – Technical director of TPG Europe Steve Faulkner opined on Twitter that the test results suggested “Mozilla’s commitment to HTML5 accessibility is second to none”.
- Mozilla throws ‘freedom’ at Microsoft, Google, Apple tanks A close look at our recently released 2012 Roadmaps for Firefox, Platform, Apps and more.
- Vendor-prefixed CSS Property Overview by Peter Beverloo
- cdn js – the missing cdn
- Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle on Vimeo
- “Fluid Simulation with Turing Patterns” by Felix Woitzel
- Mozilla Popcorn Learning Lab – Eventbrite
- Client-side Storage – Slides and links. (note on the slides: they contain WebKit-specific code to show a point and where the implementation differs between engines. Naturally we all want everything to work in as many web browsers as possible)
- Field Guide to Web Applications
- The Designer’s Guide to the OSX Command Prompt
- ʀoToᴙ.js: rotate3d manipulation library – lightweight and extensible
The Developer Engagement team
Mozilla’s Developer Engagement team work with writing articles, documentation – such as MDN (Mozilla Developer Network) – public speaking and generally helping and informing about open technologies and Mozilla products. If you are interested in following our work, here are the team members:
Barry is our Creative Instigator and is working on interesting and limit-breaking demos.
Eric “Sheppy” Shepherd
Eric is the Developer Documentation Lead for the MDN documentation and everything surrounding it.
Janet is working on MDN documentation and is organizing doc sprints to ensure we have premium quality on MDN.
Jean-Yves is another one of our technical writers working on MDN documentation.
Jeff is working with the Add-ons SDK (Jetpack).
Joe is working with Web Apps Developer Ecosystem & Partner Engagement, HTML5 and the Open Web.
Rob is working on HTML5 games and the Open Web.
Shezmeen is working on everything regarding events, organization and connecting conferences with Mozilla speakers.
Stormy is the Team Lead for the Developer Engagement team. managing it and evaluating our objectives.
Tristan is our Mission Evangelist and is focusing on the bigger picture of Mozilla.
Will is working on documentation for the Add-ons SDK (Jetpack).