WeeklyUpdates/2011-06-27

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Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • Two Dev Derby contributors who have stood out for their enthusiasm, creativity, and dedication.
    • Stu Nicholls, who in less than two weeks has already submitted four awesome demos that are sure to push the web forward and be useful to web developers everywhere.
    • Anthony Calzadilla, who submitted the awesome Rofox demo which quickly amassed hundreds of views and helped generate lots of interest in Firefox 5.

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 27 June

Tuesday, 28 June

Wednesday, 29 June
Community Marketing Call: 10 a.m. PDT/17:00 UTC/19:00 CET. In-progress agenda and dial-in info here.

Thursday, 30 June

  • [BrownBag] Understand your users and good ideas will follow - What is User Research & how we can help you. (Noon @TenForward)


Friday, 1 July

Next Week

Product Status Updates

Firefox Future (5, 6, 7)

  • Firefox 5 released last week, and now being served as an update for all 4.0 users
    • 30MM users already
  • Next week, the next trains start rolling. That means:
    • Beta will pick up Firefox 6
    • Aurora will pick up Firefox 7
    • Nightly will start being Firefox 8

Firefox Current (3.5, 3.6, 4.0)

  • There will be a Firefox 3.6.19, shipping at the same time as Firefox 6
  • Firefox 3.5 is EOL, and won't appear in subsequent updates
    • Come to think of it, so is Firefox 4

Mobile Firefox

  • Firefox 5 is out, getting good reviews/uptake
  • Ready for Aurora to beta merge

Thunderbird

  • Thunderbird 5.0 out tomorrow!
    • Please update your add-ons.
  • Beta will pick up Thunderbird 6.0 and Earlybird will pick up Thunderbird 7.0 next week.

Drumbeat

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
Head of College Recruiting Julie Deroche WSOH http://htmlpad.org/wsoh/# http://wsoh.eventbrite.com
Patrick, Jinghua and Gilbert Market insights, User Research, Metrics, and how we can help you. [1]
Tour Guide David Boswell Community infographic and numbers Infographic Please add to the Community Numbers Etherpad
Director, Web Development Mike Morgan (morgamic) From Portland with Love - highlights/notes from the webdev offsite photos about OS Bridge
John O'Duinn (joduinn) Firefox 3.5 EOL bug#666407

Status Updates By Team

Firefox

Platform

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Desktop Firefox
  • Fx5, tested and released, including major and minor updates to Fx5
    • 3.6, 4.0 -> 5.0
Browser Technologies
  • Shipped Firefox 5 for Mobile
  • Mobile Testday last friday. Bugs found
  • Test signoff of Python Sync server testing. Bugs found: bug 667060,bug 667074
  • Test pilot 1.2pre8 in testing
WebQA
QA Community
Test Automation
  • Investigation and fix for broken Mozmill 1.5.3b3 beta release; Released Mozmill 1.5.4b4

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

Communications

Contributor Engagement


Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

L10n

Introducing New Hires

  • Priya Patel - Recruiting - Lead for Mobile and Engineering
  • Jason Haas - Contributor Engagement - Student Reps
  • Robert Nyman - Developer Engagement
  • Malini Das - Automation & Tools

Foundation Updates

Roundtable