Category Archives: planetmozilla

How to test new features in Firefox 34 Aurora

If you’re a fan of free and open source software and would like to contribute to Firefox, join me for some Firefox feature testing! There are some nifty features under development right now for Firefox 34 including translation in the … Continue reading

Posted in mozilla, open source, planetmozilla, work | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Mozilla’s bug reporting, QA, and release processes

AdaCamp Portland was an amazing conference for feminist women in open source tech and culture. Not all, but many of the conference attendees are developers, system administrators, or do other technical work in open source software. I gave an informal … Continue reading

Posted in conferences, internet, mozilla, planetmozilla, work | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

FirefoxOS phone beta testing

I got my FirefoxOS phone and am doing some testing on FirefoxOS 1.1 beta. I’m about to switch over to using it as my primary phone, but so far I’ve just used its apps and web connection. It seems very … Continue reading

Posted in firefoxOS, open source, planetmozilla, work | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

FFUntriaged number games

As some of you may know we have over 900,000 thousand bug reports in bugzilla.mozilla.org these days. Around 120K of those are open bugs. I keep an eye on the incoming bugs, which are still around 350-550 for any 24 … Continue reading

Posted in planetmozilla | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

FFUntriage number games

As some of you may know we have over 900,000 thousand bug reports in bugzilla.mozilla.org these days. Around 120K of those are open bugs. I keep an eye on the incoming bugs, which are still around 350-550 for any 24 … Continue reading

Posted in planetmozilla | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Steady contribution to Firefox support forums

Every once in a while I go over to the Mozilla support forums to this query for questions asked in the last 24 hours that haven’t been answered. I like how it’s phrased. Right now it’s “6 questions in the … Continue reading

Posted in planetmozilla | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Supporting The Ada Initiative, and making more room

People ask me all the time what they can do to help change our culture. How to get more women in F/LOSS, in tech, get more women coding and working with us? I have a suggestion! Please donate to The … Continue reading

Posted in planetmozilla, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

File a bug: the missing manual, now with unicorns

At countless conference talks I have heard standard advice on “how to get involved in an open source project”. It goes something like this: Step 1. File a bug! Step 2. Submit a patch! (repeat steps 1 and 2 for … Continue reading

Posted in mozilla, open source, planetmozilla, work | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Screen reader and accessibility bug day

Tomorrow Mozilla is hosting a screen reader and general accessibility bug day. Len Burns and I have invited screen reader users of Firefox and other Mozilla products to join us in sorting through existing accessibility bugs. Some folks from the … Continue reading

Posted in mozilla, planetmozilla | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Bugzilla hijinks, Tuesday March 5

Tomorrow evening (Pacific time) the bugzilla.mozilla.org and IT folks will be moving BMO to a new infrastructure and upgrading to Bugzilla 4.2. I’ll be up on the 7th floor of the SF office with Shyam and probably others. I know … Continue reading

Posted in mozilla, planetmozilla | Tagged | Leave a comment