WeeklyUpdates/2011-06-06

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • Alex Rodionov for his contributions to WebQA Automation from the test day and on going!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 6 June

Tuesday, 7 June

Wednesday, 8 June

  • Community Engagement Call, 10 a.m. PDT/17:00 UTC/19:00 CET Dial-in Info: +1.650.903.0800, followed by 92# and then 7391# You can also join us on Air Mozilla and via irc in #mozillians or #marketing. Agenda can be found here.


Thursday, 9 June

  • Contribute Group at 10 AM PDT -- forum for discussing helping people get involved with Mozilla

Friday, 10 June

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox Future (5, 6, 7)

  • Firefox 5 is getting very close
    • If we're shipping Jun 21, then we need to be making that call this week
    • Watching addon compat closely
    • Likewise reports from our 1M+ beta users
  • Firefox 6 moving through Aurora now, a few backouts but mostly we just need more people on Aurora - tell your friends!
  • 4 weeks left on the Firefox 7 train!

Remember to watch the Channels Blog for updates on the process.

Firefox Current (3.5, 3.6, 4.0)

Mobile Firefox

Thunderbird

Older Branch Work

Drumbeat

  • No voice update this week.
    • Successful Hackasaurus TEDx Kids event in Brussels last week. 60 10-year-olds learning HTML and webmaking. (Blog post coming this aft.)

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.

Title Presenter Topic Media More Details
Your Title Here Your Name Here What are you going to talk about? Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution
  • Fx5 Beta 4 Testing: Sign-off ETA, Monday.
  • Developer Tools Testday: Friday, June 10.
  • Fennec 5 Beta 4 Testing. bug 656782 is the main fix
  • Python ap/sreg/reg server went live
Automation
  • Endurance test results now displayable via dashboard
  • User stories for elasticSearch-based dashboard 2.0 nearly finalized
  • Have internal vSphere host assigned so we can have better shared VM management, as well as experiment with automated VM provisioning.
WebQA
QA Community
Test Dev
Friends of QA

Automation & Tools

  • Continuing with special powers work - wrote a mini-specialpowers plugin to replace the enable privilege calls in our PGO profiler test
  • Bug Hunter UI starting in earnest, now that the migration to a MySQL backed database is complete - throughput is unchanged, still finding crashes
  • Some visual enhancements landed to the War on Orange Site
    • Working on new APIs to determine orange history for a specific failure (bug 661372) and another to investigate correlations between instances of orange occurrence.
  • More notes here

Security

Past

  • Reviewed / Triaged 14 items for FX5

Current

  • 34 items "in flight" for FX6 / FX7
    • 21 items already completed

Reminder: Please engage the security team (Curtis Koenig [curtisk] specifically) so that security discussions can occur at appropriate times for features and patches. Engaging the security team early on can help us ensure that we are landing things with high quality as quickly as possible. Patch reviewers / landers should also please engage the team when security could be at issue even if the chance of problems are remote.

More Information

Engagement

  • Launch of Mark Up is scheduled for June 8th, 9 am PST.

Contributor Engagement

  • Last update can be seen in video here.
  • REMO:
    • Sign ups have relaunched.
    • 50+ applicants being mentored so far
    • aiming for 100 Mozilla reps signed up by end of June
    • ReMo council workshop set for July 8-11 to plan for phase 2


Communications


Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Ali Juma, for Platform/Gfx
  • JB Piacentino, Managing Director for Thunderbird
  • Eddy Bruël, Software Engineer for Jetpack
  • Matteo Ferretti, Software Engineer for Jetpack
  • Maya Barrow, Executive Assistant to Jim Cook & Debbie Cohen
  • Mihca Degele, People Partner
  • Kimber Schlegelmilch -- College Recruiting Coordinator
  • Rob Hawkes, Developer Evangelist
  • Michael Kelly, Web Developer

Interns from last week (5/31)

  • Andrew Scheff -- Platform (JS team)
  • Arzhel Younsi -- returning intern (IT)
  • Diyang Tang -- Metrics/Data Analysis
  • Riccardo Pelizzi -- Security
  • Lilian Weng -- User Research (Test Pilot)
  • Josh Matthews - Platform (returning intern, all-about awesome)

Interns who started today

  • Sinchan Banerjee -- UX
  • Jezreel Ng -- Firefox
  • Haoqi Li -- Web Security

Foundation Updates

Roundtable