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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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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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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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The 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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Extending the New Developer Toolbar

Firefox 16 will be released in a couple of days. Among its many improvements, there’s the new Developer Toolbar. This toolbar is essentially a command line that allows you to execute commands on the developer tools, like inspecting elements, starting up the debugger and generating screenshots from web content. This feature is designed to be […]

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Software Freedom Day 2012 @ Costa Rica

Last Friday we had our first Mozilla community activity in Costa Rica. The event was Software Freedom Day, celebrated a week late over here because it coincides with our national independence festivities (the evening of September 14th and all of September 15th). The event was hosted by PROTEA and the Free Software Community at Universidad […]

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