Posts from 2010

A Message from Mitchell Baker

Regnard Raquedan

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Mitchell Baker, the chairperson of Mozilla Foundation,  recently sent an email regarding the state of Mozilla: Dear Mozillans Recently we posted our annual “State of Mozilla” (http://www.mozilla.org/foundation/annualreport/2009/) which describes what we have been working on and plans for the immediate future.  I feel personally responsible for making sure the plans for our immediate future laid out in the State of Mozilla reflect and inspire the Mozilla community.  I am asking that you help me make sure of this. I hope… Read the rest

Mozilla at the AMA Web & IT Summit 2010

Ren² Gabás

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On November 24, Mozilla participated at the Web & IT Summit 2010 at the AMA Computer University in Quezon City. This week-long event was attended by both high-school and college-level students from within the AMA System, and some invited schools. The talk was attended by about 100 college students cramped into the classroom / seminar hall, and was delivered by Jun Barrun and Ren² Gabas. The presentation started with the Five Years of Firefox video. Then we walked them through… Read the rest

Mozilla Philippines to attend AMA Web & IT Summit 2010

Ren² Gabás

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The AMA Comuputer University will be holding their Web & IT Summit 2010 on November 24-26. The Mozilla Philippines community will be represented by Eusebio Barrun, Jr. and Ren² Gabas. They will speak on the local usage of Mozilla products, some history and the impact of Mozilla on the Open Web, future directions and ways to get Mozilla, join the community and contribute support.… Read the rest

Mozilla Firefox Beta 7 is Fast, Fast, Fast

Regnard Raquedan

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Mozilla launched the 7th release of the beta version of Firefox last week and the response of everyone who used it is the same: it’s very fast. According to the Mozilla blog, the latest release features a new Javascript engine and graphics enhancements. To quote: A new release of Firefox 4 Beta is now ready for you to download and test! This release boosts performance in some important ways: it adds the JägerMonkey just-in-time (JIT) JavaScript compiler; adds more support… Read the rest

Chromeless Browser by Mozilla Labs

Regnard Raquedan

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Mozilla Labs recently shared updates on the experimental Chromeless browser. Contrary to most folks belief, the name is not a dig on Google’s Chrome browser, but a description on a key feature of the app. This browser eliminates the “chrome” of the application or the confines of XUL. This can be likened to eliminating the fence around property and making the whole open field as the yard. From the developers: Instead of loading XUL, the application’s main execution point is… Read the rest

Mozilla at the Y4IT 2010 Event

Regnard Raquedan

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Last week, Mozilla participated at the 8th annual Philippine Youth Congress in Information Technology, more popularly known as the Y4IT Conference, at the University of the Philippines – Diliman. This year’s four-day event attracted around 23,000 IT students from all over the Philippines, making it one of the most-attended IT events in the region. Mozilla was an exhibitor and we had a booth placed at the U.P. Bahay ng Alumni. We also had two speaking slots– one in September 15… Read the rest