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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MozMaker Event

MozMaker Event

Event name : MozMaker

Event Date : 12 February

Venue : Bharati Vidyapeeth Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology

Objective of the event :

  1. Introduction to web application development with hands-on
  2. Introduction to Firefox, which is more than just a browser
  3. FirefoxOS and its architecture
  4. Introduction to Firefox “HELLO”
  5. Hands-on experience on how to make apps using AppMaker.
  6. Empower and encourage Women to contribute to Mozilla  #WoMoz

Today I conducted a MozMaker event at Bharati Vidyapeeth Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Technology  for 150+ women attendees #WoMoz   #MozMaker

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The first session was on Introduction to web application development with hands-on demo. In this session I gave a talk on what are web apps, different ways to develop web apps, front-end frameworks required, etc.

In the next session “Firefox: just than a browser” I introduced attendees about Firefox, which is more than just a browser. In this session different products and capabilities of Firefox browser was explained. Then the next session was on FirefoxOS , which is recently launched in India. I explained about the architecture of FirefoxOS, advantages of FirefoxOS, FirefoxOS phones,etc.

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In the next session attendees were introduced to “Firefox HELLO” which is the new product of Firefox for Video chat without any sign up… Attendees were astonished after knowing the features of “Firefox Hello”.

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In the third session attendees were introduced to Webmaker. Attendees got hands-on experience on how to make apps using AppMaker. Detailed explanation on how to make applications was given to attendees with demonstration.

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At the end of the session there was a quiz competition conducted which was based on Firefox products, FirefoxOS,etc. Winners were given awesome Firefox Swags !!

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It was a great event…The crowd was enthusiastic. Overall an amazing experience.

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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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 !!

Firefox OS App Day (ADIAB) 2

Firefox OS App Day (App day in a box)

Event Name: Firefox OS App Day
Date: 19 December
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Hashtag:  #apphackdaypune  #firefoxstudents   #ViitFirefoxClub   #FirefoxOS

The event attendees were Computer Engineering students of VIIT. More than 70 students attended the event. I conducted session on Web app development and AppMaker. In which attendees got to learn about how to develop web apps using front-end technologies and appmaker simple tools. Attendees were very curious and they tried to make apps after the session. I solved the queries of the attendees regarding the same. Also I introduced them to Webmaker tools.

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Siddhartha Rao provided FxOS Intro and FSA information. Kailas Patil Sir provided information about Mozilla Mission, products and opportunities to contribute in Mozilla and Mayuresh explained App manifest file fields.

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This event encouraged the crowd to contribute to Mozilla and Open Web. It was an amazing event !! The crowd was fantastic , energetic and were willing to learn new.

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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