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  1. Flambe Provides Support For Firefox OS

    Flambe is a performant cross-platform open source game engine based on the Haxe programming language. Games are compiled to HTML5 or Flash and can be optimized for desktop or mobile browsers. The HTML5 Renderer uses WebGL, but provides fallback to the Canvas tag and functions Read more…

  2. Building Cordova apps for Firefox OS

    Update: In addition to the Cordova integration described below, Firefox OS is now supported in the 3.4 release of Adobe PhoneGap. If you’re already building apps with PhoneGap, you can quickly and easily port your existing apps to Firefox OS. We think this is so Read more…

  3. Reintroducing the Firefox Developer Tools, part 2: the Scratchpad and the Style Editor

    This is part two, out of five, focusing on the built-in Developer Tools in Firefox, their features and where we are now with them. The intention is to show you all the possibilities available, the progress and what we are aiming for. In the first Read more…

  4. Introducing the Firefox OS App Manager

    The Firefox OS App Manager is a new developer tool available in Firefox 26 that greatly improves the process of building and debugging Firefox OS apps, either in the Simulator or on a connected device. Based on the the Firefox OS Simulator add-on, it bridges Read more…

  5. Reintroducing the Firefox Developer Tools, part 1: the Web Console and the JavaScript Debugger

    This is part one, out of 5, focusing on the built-in Developer Tools in Firefox, their features and where we are now with them. The intention is to show you all the possibilities available, the progress and what we are aiming for. Firefox 4 saw Read more…

  6. Pushing a Firefox OS Web App to ZTE Open phone

    ZTE recently announced release of the ZTE Open Firefox OS phone, a device aimed at developers and early adopters. In this post we cover the basic details of connecting and configuring your desktop environment to push Apps to the ZTE Open from the Firefox OS Read more…

  7. Localizing Firefox OS Apps

    Firefox OS Apps are being used around the world—Spain, Poland, Colombia and Venezuela with many more countries coming—so it’s important to consider localizing your app from the beginning. But with the open web being as open as it is, there are many frameworks and technologies Read more…

  8. Updating and Tweaking your Firefox OS Developer Preview phone/Geeksphone

    Developer Preview editions of the Firefox OS phone are now becoming widely available to the community, mainly through Geeksphone. Since these are for developers, naturally we want to encourage you to tinker and play with them as much as possible! In this post we will Read more…

  9. Pushing Firefox OS Apps to the Geeksphone

    A push to device feature was added in the 3.0 release of the Firefox OS Simulator. This feature allows web apps to be pushed to a connected device by clicking one button in the Simulator Dashboard. Availability of the Developer Preview Phone from Geeksphone has Read more…