about:mozilla is a weekly round-up of news and contribution opportunities. Here’s what’s happening this week.
Future of Online Video
Popcorn has been getting some media attention lately, with Wired and Fast Company both calling it the future of online video. Read more about Popcorn and other media projects on the Mozilla Festival blog.
Native Interface on Android
Firefox for Mobile is moving towards a native front-end using Java that will make start-up and browsing faster. Test a Nightly build by using the QR code above or download a build from FTP.
Air Mozilla Stage Hands
Mozilla IT is looking for volunteers to join the team and help behind the scenes to make live Air Mozilla events more successful. You will volunteer onsite at MozSpaces and offsite at Mozilla-related events. Learn more about this role and apply.
Editing Webpages in 3D
Tilt, a Firefox extension that creates a 3D visualization of a webpage, is now an active Developer Tools project. Read more about the new developer-oriented features, such as a Minidom map and realtime editing, that have been added.
Dev Derby Winners
Jay Patel has announced the winners of the Geolocation Dev Derby. Check out the winners to see how location information can enhance your web experience and get your Canvas demos ready for November’s Dev Derby.
* November 2, Dublin, Ireland, Meetup in Dublin – Mozilla Ireland
* November 3, online, Getting More Contributors Involved with Mozilla Brown Bag
* 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, Mozilla Camp Asia 2011
* See more on the Mozilla Community Calendar
These are just some of the available contribution opportunities. Learn more about other ways to get involved.
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Have a good week folks and keep rocking the web!
01 Nov 2011