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  1. Announcing the winners of the July 2013 Dev Derby!

    This past summer, some of the most passionate and creative web developers out there innovated with the File API in our July Dev Derby contest. After sorting through the entries, an all-star cast of former judges–Peter Lubbers, Eric Shepherd, and David Walsh–decided on three winners Read more…

  2. Announcing the winners of the June 2013 Dev Derby!

    This June, some of the most creative web developers out there pushed the limits of WebGL in our June Dev Derby contest. After sorting through the entries, our expert judges–James Padolsey and Maire Reavy–decided on three winners and three runners-up. Not a contestant? There are Read more…

  3. Interview with Micah Elizabeth Scott, winner of the Web Workers Dev Derby

    Micah Elizabeth Scott won the Web Workers Dev Derby with Zen photon garden, her impressive (and fun) interactive web raytracer. Recently, I had the chance to learn more about Micah: her work, her ambitions, and her thoughts on the future of web development. The interview Read more…

  4. Interview with Giovanny Granada, winner of the Geolocation Dev Derby

    Giovanny Granada won the most recent Geolocation Dev Derby with GoGeoTweet, his wonderful web-based visualization of Twitter activity happening nearby. Recently, I had the chance to learn more about Giovanny: his work, his ambitions, and his thoughts on the future of web development. The interview Read more…

  5. Interview with Sebastian Dorn, winner of the Drag and Drop Dev Derby

    Sebastian Dorn won the Drag and Drop Dev Derby with Pete’s Adventure, his wonderful web-based interactive story. Recently, I had the chance to learn more about Seba: his work, his ambitions, and his thoughts on the future of web development. The interview How did you Read more…

  6. Announcing the winners of the May 2013 Dev Derby

    This May, some of the most creative web developers out there pushed the limits of getUserMedia in our May Dev Derby contest. After sorting through the entries, our four expert judges–James Padolsey, Janet Swisher, Maire Reavy, and Randell Jesup–decided on three winners and two runners-up. Read more…

  7. Interview with Parashuram Narasimhan, winner of the Offline Dev Derby

    Parashuram Narasimhan won the Offline Dev Derby with The conference, his web utility for beating unreliable conference connectivity. Recently, I had the chance to learn more about Parashuram: his work, his ambitions, and his thoughts on the future of web development. The interview How did Read more…

  8. Interview with Koen Kivits, winner of the Multi-touch Dev Derby

    Koen Kivits won the Multi-touch Dev Derby with TouchCycle, his wonderful TRON-inspired mobile game. Recently, I had the chance to learn more about Koen: his work, his ambitions, and his thoughts on the future of web development. The interview How did you become interested in Read more…

  9. Announcing an administrative change to the Dev Derby

    Today we would like to announce an administrative change to the Dev Derby, our monthly web development contest. The day-to-day operations of the Derby have historically been overseen by just one Mozilla staff member. This worked for a while, but the scope of the project Read more…

  10. Announcing the winners of the April 2013 Dev Derby!

    This past April, some of the most creative web developers out there showed us what they could do with Web Workers in the April Dev Derby contest. After looking through the entries, our expert judges–James Padolsey, Janet Swisher, Maire Reavy, and Randell Jesup–decided on three Read more…