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Webmakering in Belize

Just a few months ago, I was approached by fellow Mozillian Christopher Arnold about a very interesting and fairly ambitious idea. He wanted to organize a Webmaker-like event for kids in a somewhat remote area of Belize. He had made some friends in the area who encouraged him to embark on this journey, and he […]

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Interview with Extension.Zone

I was recently approached by Extension.Zone for an interview. I was pleasantly surprised to see a new website dedicated to browser-agnostic reporting of add-ons. Then I was just plain surprised that .zone is now a thing. Anyway, the interview is up here. There are some interesting questions about what makes the Firefox add-on ecosystem different […]

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Taller de Firefox OS en Panamá

Me invitaron a dar una charla de desarrollo para apps en Firefox OS este fin de semana, en Ciudad de Panamá. El evento fue organizado por CascoStation, un coworking ubicado en un área muy interesante de la ciudad. Harold de CascoStation hizo un trabajo excepcional para asegurarse que todo saliera bien y todos estuviéramos muy […]

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The complex AMO review process

The add-on review process on AMO is fairly complicated, and can get very overwhelming if you need to look at it close enough that you must understand file and add-on statuses. AMO admins, devs, and reviewers are usually the ones who have to worry about this stuff and there aren’t good docs for it. Since […]

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Mozilla Hispano Labs Blog Coordination

All of us Spanish-speaking Mozillians need to take two roles: one with our local community and one with Mozilla Hispano. Mozilla Hispano is a meta-community that allow us to share a whole bunch of knowledge and experience in our first language, which is pretty unique within the Mozilla world. So, while I help out with […]

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Coordinación del blog de Mozilla Hispano Labs

Todos los voluntarios de Mozilla que hablamos español debemos cumplir dos roles: uno con nuestra comunidad local, y otro con Mozilla Hispano. Mozilla Hispano es una comunidad de comunidades, que nos permite compartir muchísimo conocimiento y experiencia en nuestra primera lengua, lo cual es bastante único en la comunidad Mozilla. Mientras colaboro con eventos locales […]

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Software Freedom Day 2013 – Costa Rica

Today we’re at the Sede Interuniversitaria, Alajuela, celebrating Software Freedom Day. The event is organized by the Costa Rican Free Software Network. We held a Firefox OS App Development workshop earlier today, which was very well received. We had a full lab with over 20 participants. Due to the great response, we’re running another workshop […]

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Día de la Libertad del Software 2013

Para celebrar el Día de la Libertad del Software estamos hoy en la Sede Interuniversitaria de Alajuela. El evento fue organizado por la Red Costarricense de Software Libre. Acabamos de salir del taller de Desarrollo de Apps para Firefox OS, el cual tuvo excelente asistencia (se llenó, alrededor de 20 participantes). Debido a la buena […]

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Make your add-on support Android in 4 easy steps

As you may know by now, we’re running an add-on developer contest called Amp Your Firefox. We’re very excited about it and there are various categories you can compete in, but we especially care about the mobile categories. We want to grow our collection of add-ons for Android, so that Android users can enjoy the […]

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Fire.fm – present and future

The Fire.fm extension is more than four years old today. I created it with coworker Jose Enrique Bolaños to submit it to the Extend Firefox competition. It was a great product, if I can say so myself. It won the Best Music add-on prize and garnered a great deal of users and good reviews at […]

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