Getting started with Firefox OS and Open Web Apps
Submitted by Robert Nyman (@robnyman) on Thursday, 18 July 2013
Section: Workshops Technical level: Intermediate
Learning how to developed an Open Web App and add it to Firefox OS.
Aimed at existing web developers to either take your existing HTML5 solutions - or start from scratch - and build Open Web Apps that are installable on Firefox OS. A number of WebAPIs and possibilities on that platform will be covered which you can optionally use to create a richer experience with your apps.
We'll also talk about the Firefox Marketplace, and different ways of making your apps installable.
- Internet connection for the attendees
- That people have installed the Firefox OS Simulator: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/firefox-os-simulator/
Robert is a Technical Evangelist for Mozilla and the Editor of Mozilla Hacks, the developer blog. He's a strong believer in HTML5 and the Open Web and has been working since 1999 with Front End development for the web - in Sweden and in New York City. He also blogs at robertnyman.com, tweets as @robertnyman and loves to travel and meet people.