Firefox OS App Days Wgl

AUG 2013

Category Apps, Campus, Code Contributions, Developer Tools, Evangelism Product, Firefox Mobile, Firefox OS, Mozilla Leadership Network, People, Recruiting, Web Development


Hashtag #‎FirefoxOSWgl‬, #AppDaysWgl

Description Learn, Hack and Celebrate the Firefox OS, Mozilla's open source operating system for the mobile web. The first Firefox OS App Day in Warangal (India). Technically, this is an App Day In A Box. The goal of the App Day is to introduce Firefox OS and Firefox Marketplace, and share knowledge about the tools available to help developers get started building apps to submit to the Marketplace.

Venue NIT Warangal

City Warangal

Region Andhra Pradesh

Country India


Morning Session:

  • Introduction to Firefox OS.
  • Introduction to HTML5 and Hacking 101.
  • Beginning Firefox OS Development.
  • Lunch Begins and Hackathon Kick starts.

Afternoon Session:

  • Training sessions in parallel while ideation phase.
  • Development and Hacking.
  • App Showcase , a 90 second Hack preview.
  • Discussion of mozillians and reps panel.
  • Awards and Goodie distributions.

Metrics Acheived

  • 8+ directly uploadable to marketplace apps.
  • 22 Apps built.
  • 15 New Contributors willing to contribute.
  • Promoting Free and Open Source Software
  • Help developers make open source contributions, 43 open source repositories after hack event
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