Remix Hackathon

Remix Hackathon

Event Name: Remix Hackathon
Time: 09:00 am to 6:00 pm
Date:  21st Feb
Venue: VIIT, Pune
Hashtags: #viitremixhackathon   #firefoxstudents   #viitfirefoxclub

Me, Dr. Patil, Mr. Dyvik conducted sessions during the event on following topics:

  1. Web app development
  2. SUMO
  3. Web Maker
  4. Thimble
  5. Popcorn
  6. X-Ray Goggles
  7. App Maker
  8. Localization
  9. Firefox OS
  10. Bugzilla

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This event created an open platform for Technical and Non-technical attendees to state that anything that is modified on web is called a “HACK”

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I conducted session on “how to develop web apps”. Where I introduced about what are web apps, different ways to develop web apps. After the session attendees made some awesome apps.

In this Hackathon we taught about contributing to localization, Webmaker, App development, testing and many more ways to contribute to Mozilla.

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Next session was conducted by Qaidjohar Jawadwala where he gave small introduction about Mozilla, introduction about Remix Hackathon event.

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In the end I gave a talk about Mozilla Stumbler in which I demonstrated the working of Mozilla Stumbler, various features of the Mozilla Stumbler App and how to contribute to it.

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My apps on Firefox Maketplace

I have developed a Mobile and Web Application named  Health Tracker which tells number of calorie’s burned, gives you fitness tips, weight loss tips and low calorie food. This app is launched on Firefox Marketplace on September 21

It is available for free download on Web, Tablet, FirefoxOS phones and Android.

This app have more than 500 downloads

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Download Link: https://marketplace.firefox.com/app/health-tracker/

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prasad seth firefox

My Another application is Easy Text to Speech  which is intended to assist deaf and hearing impaired people is available on Firefox Marketplace.
Application supports 42 languages. Build to help the Society.

This app have 1k+ downloads within a week.

This app got launched on Firefox Marketplace on January 3

It is available for free download on Web, Tablet, FirefoxOS phones and Android.

This app have more than 24k+ downloads

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Download Link: https://marketplace.firefox.com/app/easy-text-to-speech-1/

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FirefoxOS App Contribution Event

Event Name: FirefoxOS APP Contribution- Test, Review and Develop apps on Tarako   Devices
Date: 24 January
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Hashtag:  #apphackingpune

Event attendees were Computer Engineering students of VIIT. More that 25 students attended the event.

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prasad seth firefox

In the first session I introduced attendees about how to develop web apps. After which I introduced attendees about Appmaker tools. This was a hands-on event where attendees made various App’s. In addition, we taught the attendees how to download and test apps. Attendees wereasked to give Ranking, Reviews and test different apps which are available on Firefox Marketplace.
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We had Aniket Deshpande in our college to speak about Localization(L10n). He explained about contributing to Localization, Mozilla projects that required localization, mozilla localization community.
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Objective of Event :
  1. Web app development (by me)
  2. AppMaker Introduction and Demonstration (by me)
  3. Test, Rate and Review apps on the Firefox Marketplace (by Siddhartha Rao and Kailas Patil Sir)
  4. Importance of Localization (by Aniket Deshpande)
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Event outcome :
  1. Total 61 apps were downloaded and tested by event participants during the event. They also reviewed apps on Firefox Marketplace for the apps they tested.
  2. Participants developed various Apps using AppMaker.
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In the end, we clicked photos, and concluded with a Q&A session.
Overall it was a great event !!

KIT Firefox Club Inauguration and AppMaker Hackathon at Kolhapur (India)

KIT Firefox Club Inauguration and AppMaker Hackathon at Kolhapur

On Tuesday, 30th September I organized AppMaker Hackathon at KIT College of Engineering,Kolhapur,India, as a kickoff event for KIT Firefox Club launch. We had college students  as attendees for the event. As always it started in the Indian Traditional way with a Lamp Lightening in the presence of college Principal,Professors and the fellow audience. There were around 200 attendees in total for the event. We had talk sessions as well as hands-on sessions and workshops.

Inauguration Ceremony

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The day started with an Introduction to Mozilla by me, where I talked about what exactly Mozilla’s Mission is, and how to spread awareness about the open web. The audience seemed quite interested in the idea, and looked quite excited to find out about the various ways by which they can do so.

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The next session was conducted by me was on Mozilla Story. For this session I showed the audience Mozilla’s Story presentation slides where I talked about how Mozilla became what it currently is, including the various technologies from Mozilla. I also talked about the various Add-ons, personas other cool stuff that users can use to brighten up their Firefox experience and also about the various security aspects of Firefox. I also showed Mozilla story video.

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Next up, it was Web application development and Firefox OS. I had prepared a lovely presentation and during this session I talked about the introduction to web app development, programming languages required to develop web apps, different ways  to develop web apps, javascript frameworks and Firefox OS. Also during this session I talked about recent launch of Firefox OS in India, Firefox Mobile by Intex and Spice, Firefox mobile benefits and its specifications, Firefox OS Architecture,etc. I also talked about how college students can participate and contribute to Mozilla and Open web.

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Post lunch, we started with a workshop on Appmaker, and various other Webmaking tools like Thimble,X-Ray Goggles and PopCorn Maker conducted by me. I explained various aspects of these tools to the audience .

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Next, I also explained how to launch app on Firefox Marketplace, how to make app using HTML5. I explained these topics using interactive demos and got the audience involved as well. It was a hands-on session.Around 200 students during the event downloaded Firefox Browser.

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At the end of it all, we explained various ways by which the audience could contribute and get involved with Mozilla. I also guided the KIT Firefox committee for further events to be conducted. The event was a grand success !!

Thanks to Mr.Patil sir who guided me for this event.

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KIT Firefox Club

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Firefox OS App Day : App Day in a Box (ADIAB)

Firefox OS App Day : App Day in a Box

Event Name: Firefox OS Apps Day : App Day in a Box (ADIAB)
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Date:  24th August
Venue: VIIT, Pune

I was the Volunteer for this event.

There were 20 people who attended the event. All participants were Third Year and Final Year (B.E) engineering students of Information Technology and Computer Engineering in VIIT Engg College, Pune. Overall, they seemed to have good knowledge of web technologies ( HTML, JavaScript) and interested in open source contributions.

Session Agenda :

  1. Introduction to FirefoxOS
  2. AppMaker Introduction and Demonstration
  3. Building an app without using AppMaker
  4. Brainstorm the App to Marketplace

Out Come of the Event :

Participants are interested in building apps after the event.

Participants become aware of the tools they need to get started.

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prasad seth firefox

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MozCafe meetup

Mozcafe meetup
Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Date:  2nd August
Venue: Pune
There were 32 people who attended the event. All participants were Third Year and Final Year (B.E) engineering students of Information Technology and Computer Engineering in VIIT Engg College, Pune. Overall, they seemed to have good knowledge of web technologies ( HTML, JavaScript) and interested in open source contributions.
We discussed an importance to contribute to open source to keep the open source community healthy.  It is organize for VIIT Engineering (University of Pune) students. In this event we planned to organized a FirefoxOS app hack in a day workshops as well as planned sessions to be taken in the event (such as Appmaker introduction, app coding, etc).
Photos of the Event :
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