about:mozilla is a weekly round-up of news and contribution opportunities. Here’s what’s happening this week.
Make Web Browsing Faster
Mozilla has released a Firefox update today that brings improved memory use to help make browsing faster. A number of other improvements are included such as WebSockets, a faster Canvas element, support for the new Navigation Web Timing Spec and more. Find out more about the changes in Firefox for Desktop and Firefox for Android.
Mozillians as Inventors
Mark Surman talks about his vision of connecting learning and innovation and how a deeper learning happens when people get to make something new and innovative. What do you think about this idea?
The Identity team recently gave a short demo showing how OpenPhoto is using BrowserID to keep it’s login nice and simple for their users. Why not try BrowserID for yourself, run it on your site, and give us feedback on our mailing list.
Hackasaurus in Schools
Anna Debenham and Aral Balkan ran a couple of Hackasaurus workshops in local schools during Brighton’s Digital Festival. The workshops taught students how to inspect HTML using the Web X-Ray Goggles and how to start building their own webpages which which you can find in their Hackbook.
What’s Up With Firefox Support
This week Michael Verdi shows how you can help out with answering support questions in the forums and also shows the great view of the bay from the San Francisco Mozilla office. Watch the video and learn more about Firefox support.
Want to learn how web applications are going to change in the next few years and learn some of the latest testing techniques? Get involved with Apps QA.
* September 28 – 30, Kampala, Uganda, Uganda community meetup and Luganda localization event
* September 29, City University in London, Add-on SDK Workshop
* October 5, San Francisco, California, Strategy for Firefox for Android support
* October 17, Mountain View, California, Add-on SDK Workshops
* November 4 – 6, London, England, Mozilla Festival — Media, Freedom and the Web
* November 12 – 13, Berlin, Germany, Mozilla Camp Europe 2011
* November 19 – 20, Kuala Lumpur, Asia Mozilla Camp Asia 2011
* See more on the Upcoming Events Calendar
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