Improving Firefox stability on Linux
Roughly a year ago at Mozilla we started an effort to improve Firefox stability on Linux. This effort quickly became an example of good synergies between FOSS projects.
Foundations for the Future
This week the Servo project took a significant next step in bringing community-led transformative innovations to the web by announcing it will be hosted by the Linux Foundation. Mozilla is pleased to see Servo, which began as a research effort in 2012, open new doors that can lead it to ever broader benefits for users and the web. Working together, the Servo project and Linux Foundation are a natural fit for nurturing continued growth of the Servo community, encouraging investment in development, and expanding availability and adoption.
Mozilla Hacks’ 10 most-read posts of 2019
Mozilla Hacks covered plenty of interesting territory in 2019. Our most popular posts introduced experiments and special projects, and described the evolution of groundbreaking platform technologies like WebAssembly and WASI. Mozilla WebThings continued to engage attention and adoption. And interest in Firefox releases and Firefox DevTools was stronger than ever. Read on.
Fluent 1.0: a localization system for natural-sounding translations
Fluent is a family of localization specifications, implementations and good practices developed by Mozilla. With Fluent, translators can create expressive translations that sound great in their language. Today we’re announcing version 1.0 of the Fluent file format specification. We’re inviting translation tool authors to try it out and provide feedback.
Mozilla Hacks’ 10 most-read posts of 2018
A cartoon intro to DNS over HTTPS
At Mozilla, we closely track threats to users' privacy and security. This is why we've added tracking protection to Firefox and created the Facebook container extension. In today's cartoon intro, Lin Clark describes two new initiatives we're championing to close data leaks that have been part of the domain name system since it was created 35 years ago: DNS over HTTPS, a new IETF standard, and Trusted Recursive Resolver, a new secure way to resolve DNS that we’ve partnered with Cloudflare to provide.
Hands-On Web Security: Capture the Flag with OWASP Juice Shop
A CTF (Capture the Flag) event is a type of security challenge or competition that can be used to teach or test online security. In this post, Mozilla security engineer and OWASP developer Simon Bennetts describes a recent CTF he hosted at a Mozilla event, and how to set up your own web security CTF with OWASP Juice Shop.
Introducing the MDN Product Advisory Board: actions and impressions from our first meeting
A report from the first in-person meeting of the MDN Product Advisory Board (PAB) held earlier this month. The goal of the MDN Product Advisory Board is to provide guidance that helps MDN be the best reference for web developers. In 2018, MDN users can look forward to a renewed focus on interactive samples and ongoing work around the MDN compatibility data project. Want to get more involved?
The MDN Redesign “Behind the Scenes”
MDN is getting a new look today. Read about the changes we've made, like bug fixes, toning down the contrast and enabling http2. Want to hear more about our new system for overriding site fonts on a per-locale basis? Drop us a line in the comments section. Did we break something you love? File a bug and we'll take a look.
Announcing the Developer Roadshow Series
We’re bringing Mozilla’s Developer Roadshow to a city near you! Join us for a meetup-style, Mozilla-focused event series for people who build the Web. Hear from expert speakers highlighting the latest and best in Mozilla and Firefox technologies. See you on the road!