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New Female Mozilla Rep for the Philippines Named

Robert "Bob" Reyes

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The Mozilla Philippines Community is happy and proud to announce the acceptance of Ms. Erika Aurea Gatmaitan (simply Erika to most tech communities in the Philippines) as the latest addition to the roster of Pinoy (or shall we say, Pinay) Mozilla Reps in the country. Erika’s journey of being a Mozillian started around four years ago when she joined the Firefox Student Ambassador (FSA) Program while still studying at the Far Eastern University (FEU) Makati. It was during her stint… Read the rest

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