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  1. Network Activity and Battery Drain in Mobile Web Apps

    Editor’s note: This post describes the work of a group of students from Portland State University who worked with Mozilla on their senior project. Over the course of the last 6 months, they’ve worked with Mozillian Dietrich Ayala to create a JavaScript library that allows Read more…

  2. Mobile game development with the Device Orientation and Vibration APIs

    The market for casual mobile gaming is keeping pace with the growing market for smartphones. There are Web tools that can help web developers like you build games that compete with native games. You’ll need great execution to stand out from the crowd – using Read more…

  3. Embedding an HTTP Web Server in Firefox OS

    Nearing the end of last year, Mozilla employees were gathered together for a week of collaboration and planning. During that week, a group was formed to envision what the future of Firefox OS might be surrounding a more P2P-focused Web. In particular, we’ve been looking Read more…

  4. Videos and Firefox OS

    Before HTML5 Those were dark times Harry, dark times – Rubeus Hagrid Before HTML5, displaying video on the Web required browser plugins and Flash. Luckily, Firefox OS supports HTML5 video so we don’t need to support these older formats. Video support on the Web Even Read more…

  5. NFC in Firefox OS

    Firefox OS is being developed in an open collaboration with Mozilla’s partners and community. In that spirit, and over the course of over a year, Mozilla and Deutsche Telekom (DT) teams worked closely together to develop a platform-level support for NFC within Firefox OS. During Read more…

  6. Creating a mobile app from a simple HTML site

    This article is a simple tutorial designed to teach you some fundamental skills for creating cross platform web applications. You will build a sample School Plan app, which will provide a dynamic “app-like” experience across many different platforms and work offline. It will use Apache Read more…

  7. getUserMedia is ready to roll!

    We blogged about some of our WebRTC efforts back in April. Today we have an exciting update for you on that front: getUserMedia has landed on mozilla-central! This means you will be able to use the API on the latest Nightly versions of Firefox, and Read more…

  8. WDC2011: Tomorrow's Web (and Future Technologies)

    Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Web Developer Conference in Bristol. This was the fifth conference in the event’s history and was attended by well over 200 Web designers and developers from across the UK. In my talk I Read more…

  9. More details about the WebAPI effort

    As we’ve hoped, there has been a lot of interest in the newly announced WebAPI effort. So I figured that I should explain in more detail some of my thinking around what we’re hoping to do and the challenges that are ahead of us. Goal Read more…

  10. Introducing WebAPI

    Mozilla would like to introduce WebAPI with the goal to provide a basic HTML5 phone experience within 3 to 6 Read more…