WeeklyUpdates/2015-09-28

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All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

Items in this section will be shared during the live all-hand status meeting.

Friends of Mozilla Friends of Mozilla

  • Thanks to FxOS RTL developer, Arabic Mozilla contributor & #MozTechSpeaker Ahmed Nefzaoui for his first Hacks blog post: Building RTL-Aware Web Apps & Websites: Part 1
  • Thanks to #MozTechSpeaker Rabimba Karanjai for speaking at JSFoo in Bangalore last week, about " A self learning word prediction module for handling multilingual input" (for FxOS), and then hosting a dev community meetup in Hyderabad
  • Thanks to #MozTech Speakers Andrzej Mazur, Flaki, Andre Fiedler, also Dietrich Ayala and many Berlin Mozillians for their work at JSConf EU, Reject.js, Berlin TV HackDay
  • Thanks to #MozTechSpeaker and MDN contributor Francesco Iovine, who gave his first conference talk at Over the Air (mobile conf) in the UK this past weekend!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 28 September

Tuesday, 29 September

Wednesday, 30 September

Thursday, 01 October

  • Paris Web starts Oct 1-3 in Paris, France
    • Paris Web 10th Edition! is a 3-day, not-for-profit event with conferences & workshops about webdesign, accessibility and best-practices in web development.
    • Mozillian Mathieu Pillard + Julien Wajsberg + Dietrich Ayala attending and demoing games, VR, dev tools, webIDE to 800+ attendees
  • Firefox for iOS demo event in the Toronto Commons. Starting at 6 p.m., come by and meet the Firefox for iOS team, see how the product works and enjoy some tasty treats.

Friday, 02 October

  • inGenius 2015, Bangalore, India.
    • inGenius is one of Bangalore's prominent college-level hackathon. The aim is to foster and bring up the developer community in colleges as well as provide them a platform to showcase their maker skills. It's an event where people from all India take part to create and build products of value.
    • Reps: Kaustav das Modak, Saikiran Chandha, Santosh Viswanatham.
    • More information in the Reps Event Page

Saturday, 03 October

Sunday, 04 October

Next Week

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox OS

John Bernard (remote)

Dominik Strohmeier, Berlin, Germany (remote)

Foxfooding Update

  • The Firefox OS Metrics works with Firefox OS product teams to prioritize work and to improve product features, e.g.
    • help Firefox OS Product teams to understand, for example, the importance of different features in different countries
    • help Firefox Marketplace teams to identify popular apps per locale
    • Find our more about our framework and the roadmap here: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox_OS/Metrics
  • Help us to learn more about usage of Firefox OS by switching on "Submit data" on your Firefox OS devices under your Settings > Improve Firefox OS (this requires Firefox OS v2.1 or higher)
    • Interested: reach out to Ravi Dandu, rdandu@mozilla.com, or Dominik Strohmeier, dominik@mozilla.com

Joe Cheng, Mountain View

Smart TV

  • TV Marketplace workshop will be happening this week 9/29-9/30 in Mountain View
  • Fennec to TV use cases
    • Send video to TV
    • Send URL to TV
    • Presentation API for 2nd screen use cases
    • Remote Control integration with TV and the fennec to TV experience
  • Firefox Account integration with TV Browser
    • Bookmark/Password/History for Datasync
    • Pocket integration with TV Browser
  • TV development board getting all the pieces together for internal team use
  • TV simulator to be available in WebIDE by next week
  • DEMO: Remote Control prototyping completed. Demo video: http://bit.ly/1Fa2ST1
  • DEMO: TV Simulator is still on going. Demo video: http://bit.ly/1Fa2V1b
  • Refer to TV 2.5 Wiki for latest status: https://wiki.mozilla.org/TV_2.5

CTO Update

Speaker Location:

Content Services

Speaker Location:

Mozilla Learning Networks

Robert Bryan Friedman, Chicago (remote): The Foundation has just released its latest research report, an exploration of how youth in Chicago use and understand the mobile Web. mzl.la/chicago

Webmaker

Speaker Location:

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location:

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per topic. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week. The meeting is streamed in a 4:3 format in order to allow for split screen. If your slides are 16:9 "widescreen" format, please indicate in the "Sharing" column below.

Presenter Title Topic Location Sharing Media More Details
Who Are You? What Do You Do? What are you going to talk about? Where are you presenting from? (Moz Space, your house, space) Will you be sharing your screen? (yes/no, 4:3 or 16:9) Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen <thead> </thead> <tbody> </tbody>
Link to where audience can find out more information
Potch
Tech Evangelist Dev Rel
View Source Conference
Mountain View
no
viewsourceconf.org
View Source Conference is happening Nov 2-4 in Portland, OR. Spread the word - Early bird tickets are still on sale. Tweet @viewsourceconf, #viewsource. We are also looking for regional volunteers! Direct volunteer form: https://docs.google.com/a/mozilla.com/forms/d/1j8FtvYQlhHo5U-kUYRob3j8DdvMuBbjQRED36b6sPDE/viewform, Link via website: https://viewsourceconf.org/contact-us/
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Benjamin Smedberg
Engineering Manager, Mozilla Firefox
Retirement of Steven Michaud
Vidyo
No
https://docs.google.com/a/mozilla.com/presentation/d/1xnLGDjzx-uCpOJfSgU2Muf-fzUjlNUMw6czHf_lge2k/edit?usp=sharing
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Larissa Shapiro
Engineering Program Manager, Mozilla Firefox
Outreachy Program Applications Now Open!
Vidyo
No
https://wiki.mozilla.org/Outreachy/2016/December_to_March
https://wiki.mozilla.org/Outreachy/2016/December_to_March
-
Mike Hoye
Engineering Community Manager
Onramp
Toronto
No
http://areweeveryoneyet.org/onramp
How easy can we make it to get started?
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Welcome!

Let's say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be contributing from? What will the new person be working on?
Mariot Tsitoara Amy Tsay MV Madagascar App reviews for Marketplace

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new hire? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?
Mark Liang Harley Hsu (Recording) Taiwan <thead> </thead> <tbody> </tbody>
UX Design
Astley Chen
Thinker Lee
(Recording)
Taiwan
Software Engineering
-
Iris Hsiao
Gary Cheng
(Recording)
Taiwan
Senior QA Engineer
-
Tina Pan
Emily Hu
(Recording)
Taiwan
Accountant
-
Christine Lin
Emily Hu
(Recording)
Taiwan
Accountant
-
Julie McCracken
Candice Serran
Mountain View
Remote (San Diego)
Senior Program Manager, FirefoxOS
-
Punam Dahiya
Hema Koka
Mountain View
Mountain View
Sr. Front End Software Engineer
-
Belén Albeza González
Soledad Penadés Comadrán
London office
Barcelona
Technical Evangelist
-
Michael Nolan
Andy McKay
Vancouver
Remote
Web Engineer, Add-ons
-
Philipp Kewisch
Amy Tsay
Mountain View
Germany
Admin add-on reviewer, part time
}

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new intern? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

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Notes and non-voice status updates that aren't part of the live meeting go here.

Status Updates By Team (non-voice updates)

Firefox

Platform

Cloud Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

Web QA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support