Mozilla Awarness Program @ VIIT Pune

Mozilla Awarness Program
Event Name: Mozilla Awareness Program @ VIIT Pune
Time: 1 am to 3 pm
Date: 11th July
Venue: Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology,Pune
Hashtag : #viitFSA
Students in VIIT are enthusiastic for contributing to Mozilla as an FSA. This event helped them to know about Mozilla’s mission, web app development, open web and different ways of contributing to Firefox.
I started the event by giving an introduction about Firefox. Then in the next session I introduced students about Web app development and Firefox OS. Along with me Hrushikesh and Pooja introduced attendees about FSA program.
We registered the attendees for the FSA program. Attendees were very curious to know more about different Firefox products.
Mr. Kailas Patil Sir guided us for the event !!
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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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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.

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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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).
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