On Friday 3 February Mozilla held a test day for Firefox 52 Beta 3. The new features under test were WebRTC components; DTMF and screen sharing. WebRTC is a collection of communication protocols and APIs that enable browsers to provide real time communication services such as desktop sharing, video calling, file sharing and more without…… Continue reading These weeks in Firefox: Testing WebRTC and Responsive Design Mode
At the beginning of the year I made a very important decision. I decided to learn Python, the programming language for those that don’t know. I have done well for myself and I’ve made certain progress in this respect. I am far from being good and I have a lot more to learn heck, I…… Continue reading Reflections: Why I won’t quit Python
A few weeks ago I blogged about a unit conversion app that I was working on. I doubt that I’ll be working on that project anymore. I found on github a similar project that was written better than mine(its design is modular, the style is clean and just better than my own) but the said…… Continue reading The new Unit Conversion App
Mozilla Zimbabwe L10n Meetup 30/01/14 Short and sweet: Goals: -meet in person -create assets such as termbases, glossaries etc -tweet the event -move the translation progress up to 12% Comment: Successful meetup. All goals except final one realised. Project progress is at 11% Long and Delicious: What actually happened: Team met at First Computers (a…… Continue reading MozillaZw L10n Meetup
The last community meet-up was a success, attendance was higher than expected and everyone was excited to join Mozilla and start contributing. Discussions involved translating the browser, building a custom B2G phone, working on addons and growing the community. Everyone seemed interested in taking on a particular functional area. Fast forward a few months later…… Continue reading The challenge of contributing to Mozilla
Saturday the 15th was Software Freedom Day and the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) hosted the Bulawayo event. After 2 months of preparation the day finally arrived. The event was supported by companies such as Linux Professional Institute. Taznet, Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa(http://www.fossfa.net/), TELCO, ZIMRA and…… Continue reading Software Freedom Day, Bulawayo
“Like free software? Come to the Software Freedom Day and experience software on steroids. ” Not only is the software to be featured free, most of it is Open Source, which means that it is developed by a community for the community. Open source software developers care about your freedom. Freedom? You ask. Yes…… Continue reading Like Free Software? Try Free Software on Steroids!