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Firefox Developer Edition Now Available in Tagalog

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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After years of translation activities, and switch to several platforms and tools, we are happy to announce the availability of the localized version of Firefox Developer Edition in Tagalog! This version (in Tagalog/Filipino) is not yet final. We are still in the process of completing the translation of the entire software to Tagalog/Filipino. But at least, we can now test and find areas to improve on the localization of the browser. This build of Firefox is available for Windows, Windows… Read the rest

Introducing the MozillaPH L10n Style Guide

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Style guides define the standard against which we determine a translation’s quality. They contain rules that are both defined by Mozilla and by Mozilla’s localization communities on how to best translate text in Mozilla products, websites, and other projects. Style guides are used to both translate and evaluate a translation’s quality. By following these rules, a translator has a better chance of producing a high quality translation that represents Mozilla values and culture. During the recently concluded Asian Localization Hackathon… Read the rest

RustPH Website Launched

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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We are happy to announce the launch of a dedicated website for the Rust Users Group Philippines (RustPH) via http://www.rustph.tech today. During these few weeks, RustPH already had staged two (02) Rust Meetups at the Mozilla Community Space Manila and two (02) Hack & Learn sessions (hands-on Rust workshops). An offshoot of these events is the creation of the RustPH Mentors Team. One of the goals in having this website is to promote the Rust programming language to both student… Read the rest

Frederick Villaluna: New Mozilla Rep in the Philippines

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Mozilla Philippines Community (MozillaPH) is proud and happy to announce the acceptance of Pinoy Mozillian extraordinaire, Frederick Villaluna to the Mozilla Reps (ReMo) Program. Frederick hails from Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. He is a Computer Science graduate from Asia’s first IT university: AMA Computer University and finished his postgraduate studies at University of St. La Salle. Frederick has been instrumental for the growth of the local Mozilla community in his locale as part of MozillaPH’s experiment to have greater… Read the rest

[Press Release] Filipinos to mark Social Media Day on June 27

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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Hundreds of netizens, communities, social media denizens, thought-leaders and advocates are set to gather anew for Social Media Day on June 27 at the Museo Pambata’s open grounds along Roxas Blvd., in Manila. Carrying the theme and hashtag #ChangePH, the fourth Philippine edition of Social Media Day will feature a community expo starting at 10:00 am and a conference from 2:00-8:00 pm. Spearheaded globally by tech website Mashable and locally by TweetUpMNL, Social Media Day was first held in the… Read the rest