Webdev/Meetings/2015/September 1

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Webdev Meeting
Date: September 1st, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM Pacific
How to Join
Teleconferencing: Room 9 798
IRC: #webdev on irc.mozilla.org

Webdev Extravaganzas are open to the public and serve as a gathering point for anyone in the Mozilla community who is interested in web development and what Mozilla has been doing in it.

The meeting will be streamed and recorded on Air Mozilla: https://air.mozilla.org/webdev-extravaganza-september-2015/

A blog post summarizing this meeting is available at https://blog.mozilla.org/webdev/2015/09/09/extravaganza-september-2015/.

Shipping Celebration

What did we ship this month? Alternatively, what didn't we ship to spare the world the horror?

  • (Osmose) Pontoon shipped a ton of stuff:
    • Replacement sync process that cut sync times for lang files from ~20 minutes down to ~4 minutes. PO and XLIFF support landed too, with the rest of Pontoon's supported formats on the way.
    • New listing pages for locale teams.
    • Optimizations to make loading the translation view over 50% faster.
    • A bunch of other small changes, such as adding new locales, tweaking plural info, improving fonts and icons, etc.
  • (peterbe) Making Crash-stats 25% faster to load just by correcting the Nginx headers on static files
  • (ErikRose) DXR 2.0 shipped!!
    • Language-independent infra
    • Support for C++, Rust, and basic Python and XPIDL
    • Line-based search
    • Parallel, clustered indexing
    • HTTP API (Osmose's atom plugin)
    • Permalinks
    • Generic identifier and reference searching
    • Binary file and image browsing
    • All-new plugin architecture (dev docs)

Open-Source Citizenship

Any updates with our libraries or with libraries we use? Anyone looking for help with a library they maintain?

New Hires / Interns / Volunteers / Contributors

Anyone new that we want to induct into the secret order? Paid, unpaid, contract, doesn't matter!

  • (irc nick of new person) New Person


Anything else to talk about?