WeeklyUpdates/2013-11-18

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All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

Items in this section will be shared during the live all-hand status meeting.

Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

  • Peter Bengtsson, for adding critical functionality to Air Mozilla on a very short timeline

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 18 November

  • Come join the Shut Up & Code Meetup in San Francisco Mozilla Space. Come shut up and work for 2 hours on that side-project you've been putting off with a group of like-minded creators! TONIGHT 11/18 6-8pm.

Tuesday, 19 November

Wednesday, 20 November

Thursday, 21 November

Unmet User Needs and Opportunities in Two Emerging Markets in SE Asia

12PM PST from the Mozilla Portland Office. Live on AirMozilla and simulcast in 10FWD IN MTV.

Want to understand the primary challenges facing users in Indonesia and Thailand in accessing and using the Internet? Want to hear about and discuss opportunities for Firefox in these countries? Bill Selman, Lead User Researcher from the Strategy and Insights team will present findings from a recent user research project to understand browser usage on desktop and mobile devices in Thailand and Indonesia. [1].

Friday, 22 November

MDN Doc Sprint Join other MDN contributors in #devmo. Help make content changes that are needed before the new site design goes live in a few weeks.

Queer Youth Hackathon Join other Mozillians and SF area hackers working on apps for non-profits who serve LGBTQ youth (all weekend 22-24)

Saturday, 23 November

MDN Doc Sprint Join other MDN contributors in #devmo. Help make content changes that are needed before the new site design goes live in a few weeks.

Queer Youth Hackathon Join other Mozillians and SF area hackers working on apps for non-profits who serve LGBTQ youth (all weekend 22-24)

Sunday, 24 November

Queer Youth Hackathon Join other Mozillians and SF area hackers working on apps for non-profits who serve LGBTQ youth (all weekend 22-24)

Next Week

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location:

  • Australis landed in Nightly
    • Posts
    • Australis landed on mozilla-central! Over 850 changesets of goodness soon coming to a browser near you.
    • We will be respinning today's nightlies shortly, so you can test this with your regular update inside Firefox later today or tomorrow.
    • When filing bugs, please mark them as blocking the 'australis-merge' metabug.
    • If you're an add-on author, have a look at the work-in-progress compatibility MDN page for an idea of what's changing. Note that it's not at all certain that we will ride the 28 train.

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location:

  • Front-end
    • Open Search support landed
    • New UI for performing actions on a text selection coming soon
    • Quick Share enhancements are in the works
    • Live locale switching is in the works
  • Internals
    • Lots of work to make Firefox for Android easier to hack on with Java-centric IDEs
    • Refactoring to be able to use ProGuard on the Java source
    • Improvements to the testing framework and addition of a new (JUint) test framework
  • Planning / Exploring
    • Cloud service integration into the Home page
    • PDF.js integration
    • Form-fill improvements
    • Casting video to Roku devices

Thunderbird

Speaker Location:

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Webmaker

Speaker Location: OpenMatt in Toronto
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  • Mozilla Webmaker is all about teaching the web. Together.js makes it easy for people to connect with each other to teach and learn online.
  • To try it out, log into Webmaker tools like Thimble and click "collaborate"
  • Webmaker's Brett Gaylor is here to show a demo. And give an update on how it fits into Webmaker's larger plan.

Mozilla Reps

Speaker Location:

Identity

Speaker Location:

Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: No Audio

  • Key targets
    • Version 1.1 - basically complete.
    • Version 1.1 HD - 1.1 + WVGA for a partner. Target to fix blockers by the end of Nov.
    • Version 1.2 - fixing all blockers for 12/9.
    • Version 1.3 - Completing all 1.3 feature work for 12/9.
    • Version 1.4 - in the planning stages.
  • FirefoxOS roadmap is on the public wiki.

Grow Mozilla

Speaker Location: San Francisco

What does Mozillian mean?

  • Being a Mozillian is a Journey
    • Extend the meaning of ‘Mozillian’ to cover anyone on their journey of believing in our mission, taking action to support it and interacting with other community members—even if they’ve only just started on their path.

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. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week.

Presenter Title Topic Location Share? Media More Details
Who Are You? What Do You Do? What are you going to talk about? Where are you presenting from? (Moz Space, your house, space) Will you be sharing your screen? (yes/no, other info) Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information
Michael Verdi Instigator New Firefox update experience Presenting from home Yes No https://blog.mozilla.org/verdi/344/building-a-new-firefox-update-experience/
Robert Richter Pass the App from Mozfest Pass the App Appmaker Apps Vidyo Yes Working App and Twitter timeline Visit http://appmaker.mozillalabs.com/designer to make your own (use Paypal component)

Roundtable

Do you have a question about a Mozilla Project or initiative? Let us know by Friday- we'll do our best to get you an answer.

Please note that we may not always be able to get to every item on this list, but we will try!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What's your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let's say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer(s) Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where is the new person based? What will the new person be doing?
Wesley (ComputerWhiz) Potch? MV ? Canada? SuMo Contributor?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new hire? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?
Roberto Vitillo Vladan Djeric Toronto London Firefox - Desktop Performance
Lara Fischer-Zernin Harvey Anderson US Remote (NY) US Remote (NY) Program Manager
Jean Gong Chris Lee Mountain View Mountain View Program Manager, Firefox OS
Christopher Lam Jaime Chen Mountain View San Francisco Interaction Designer, Firefox Mobile OS

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new intern? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

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Notes and non-voice status updates that aren't part of the live meeting go here.

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Firefox

Platform

Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events