Unboxing Firefox OS Geeks Phone Keon


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Happy Weekend Mozillian

You may already hear about #Firefox OS phone through my blog and how I fall in love with it. First time I was touching it was when I visited Mozilla Office 2012 at San Francisco. There was time it still in testing and with bug. Then again at our Mozcamp Asia 2012 ,Singapore. Mozilla bring the several Firefox OS phone and let us testing and sharing package through Hacking Loung.

2013 April 23, Mozilla, Geeksphone and Telefonica have been working together to create a Firefox OS developer preview phone.  And within a few days,it been out of order Woow :). But don’t forget we are Mozillian and our awesome Mozreps community is sending  “Keon” Phones to core contributors so far
(Reps, localizers and App Day winners)and 488 “Keon” phones have been shipped to  and shipments are ongoing  throughout the next weeks.

I got mine is this Friday night , (oh before I got it, Thank Viking and Our MozResps Council mentor ) being approved very fast and send directly to Singapore. Ok! back on my exciting Friday night 🙂 It reach 8pm and there is no doubts how I excited to unboxing it. This feeling is much more happier than first day of my HTC One 😉

Now time to play around with it and upcoming post will full of about it 😉 Stay Tune.Thank so much Mozilla and our Mentors who let us in touch with #Firefox  OS .

Happy Weekend all

blooming 2013 for Mozilla Myanmar


Good Morning Mozilla Myanmar! I hope you all have great weekend and Happy Monday! After I was left from Myanmar I saw a lot activities at our community Two Barcamps,one meetup and thank for all contribution and being focus on Mozilla Myanmar Community improvement.

First Burmese Browser is Launched

The biggest happiness for this year 2013  is  our first Burmese version Firefox Browser is released !Go through this link and try to test,fill the bug and spread the people. As Mozilla mission, we promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the web. So spread this our first Burmese browser to the local people and listen their feedback and try to promote our web through our language. This process I would like to specially thank to all Arky who helping us for 2 years contribution finalized our Burmese Browser ,L10 member Ko Ngwe Tun, Tin Aung Lin and people who supported.

Link: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all-aurora.html

Frenchies Visit Myanmar

The another news is as you know our Country is open and being focus on the visitor attraction place and lot of IT company, founder are visit around our Country. Among there  Claire who behind the http://bonjourmozilla.fr/ and Vivien from  Mozilla Paris were visit Myanmar and met our Local Contributor and ICT leader both at Yangon and Mandalay. You can see the blog post here.I hope Frenchies would love our country and had pleasure vacation time.

There is another good news to share you all is I have been invited  as speaker from MALAYSIA OPEN SOURCE CONFERENCE http://www.mosc.my/ . This is first event as Mozilla Myanmar Community member attend as Mozreps and core Mozilla Myanmar Contributor. Stay tuned for the event and look forward our active movement.Even I was far from Myanmar I still contribution Mozilla Myanmar part of thing I can help,I was send blog post for Modern Weekly news journal about Firefox OS and look forward the journal launch out.

If you want to become mozillian let us know! We are warmly welcome to all who love open web.

Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mozillamyanmar/

Twitter:https://twitter.com/MozillaMyanmar

Mail List: https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/dev-l10n-my

Contributing to the Mozilla codebase: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Introduction

Chit

Refer: http://mozillamyanmar.org/2013/03/25/blooming-2013-for-mozilla-myanmar/

My Mission to MozCamp Asia 2012


GoodMoring Blog reader,you all will notice I didn’t update my blog since finished #DevCon2012.I had been busy with my personal work and more contribute on Mozilla Myanmar . You will see more blog post at Mozilla Myanmar.And I have been writing blog posts for local press journal for offline reader 🙂

Recently I got invited from Mozilla to attend “MozCamp Asia 2012”. How pleaseure of life (La vie en rose).This time is second Mozcamp in Asia an This year’s theme is “Mobilize Mozillians”. Here is my mission (Ma Misson) for Mozcamp Asia 2012.

Name

Chit Thiri Maung

Link to My Mozillians/Reps/Twitter Accounts

Meet Chit Thiri Maung from Mozilla Myanmar


Here is an interview of Chit, a fantastic Mozilla Reps in Myanmar, who has just participated to the #DevCon2012, the largest developers’ conference at Myanmar, Yangon.

  • How did you discover free/libre software?

My name is Chit Thiri Maung. Most people known me as “ahkeno”, which is my blog name. I got a Master Degree from University of Computer Studies of Yangon (UCSY) in 2010. In 2008, when I prepared my thesis, I worked in a web development company, Myanmar Technology Gateway MTG, as a junior web developer. It was the beginnig of open source’s use in our company.

Joomla was my first open source project and Firefox my first web browser. Being a web developer / designer, Firefox helps me a lot in my work with it’s addons and plugins. Firebug, Colozilla, Fontfinder are my favorite addons and I still using them.

  • How did you come to Mozilla? What are you working on within Mozilla?

Making / having open source community is one of my dream, when I attend several Barcamps in YGN, MDY and Bangkok. Attending Mozilla Thai session in 2010 Oct, which was held at BarcampBKK, was my first step into Mozilla Myanmar Community. I met William, Gen, Dietrich and all the Mozilla Thai community.

I started contribution by localizing Firefox in January 2011 and was with Arky at Barcamp YGN2011. I become MozReps in June 2011, when the Reps program starts. In September, I attended MozCamp Asia which took place in Malaysia and was the first Mozcamp in Asia. I was so proud to be there, representing Myanmar, and met the talent behind the avatar. Most of Mozilla staff, contributors and volunteers, met in the same place, shared ideas, hacked, and contributed to make web better.

After I came back from MozCamp Asia, I had so much enthusiasm by Mozilla contribution and got new dreams to attend the next MozCamp with our Myanmar contributors.

Now, I contribute to all these Mozilla projects:

Localization of Firefox Aurora

CommReps

Nemo

Evangelism Reps

MCS

Sumo (localization)

  • What do you prefer about Mozilla?

The Mozilla mission: “Mozilla’s mission is to promote openness, innovation, and opportunity on the web.” Without Mozilla, I am sure we would not have things like Wikipedia and social networks. The web would have stayed a corporate tool.

  • And if you could improve something, what would that be?

These status are not only I did but also my community do. We started creating our Mozilla Myanmar Community in June 2011. In May 2012, we launched Mozilla Myanmar Community website.

We finished localization of Firefox Aurora: it is 94% done!

What would you want WoMoz to do in order to improve your life and experience in Mozilla?

Of course, WoMoz already helped me :) . I met “Delphine”  and “Julia” through WoMoz.

They helped me a lot with community stuff and big encouragements. And also, I participated to Adacamp DC, in Washington DC, in July, because I saw WoMoz mailist and I got sponsor from Mozilla. The theme of that camp was Women in OpenSource and I attended it with Meleka and Lukas. As I said at AdaCamp, I came from “Listen and follow environment” and I want “Stand up, speak out and take action”, especially to our Burmese People.

And it is a good challenge to make action to the traditional women to the Open web! Big encourage from WoMoz and if possible monthly discussions,brain storming of what was past we done and what we will do future!

Do you have any ideas for WoMoz projects that you would like to launch?

It is my dream to have a community and to help people getting more education and improving their lives! Especially as far as I am woman – oh yes,obviously I am woman :) – and working with open source .That means we have more struggle job opportunities and balance life other than normal women career. In my IT environment, there is not much more female geek! So, we need more women in open source and more women in geek projects. Mozilla and through Womoz communities can help to achieve my dreams.

Refer: http://www.womoz.org/blog/meet-chit-thiri-maung-from-mozilla-myanmar/

Opening the mobile web mozilla and firefox OS at DevCon2012


I would like to share our Mozilla Myanmar Great activities at #DevCon2012.DevCon2012 is largest developer conference at Myanmar,Yangon.I (Mozilla Myanmar) took presentation of  “Opening the mobile web mozilla and firefox OS “.

Fortunately we took session at the first day of #DevCon2012 after the opening speech by Our second Minister of Information Technology U Thaung Tin.During his speech he was highlight to “Revolution of Our (Myanmar) ICT environment and Mobile innovation”. Through conversation
with him,he also used Firefox. 🙂

Meantime we also present of “Opening the mobile web mozilla and firefox OS ” so our topic and presentation  is right time,right place to share at Developer Conference.

We also gave sponsor the event and spread the Mozilla swag to the audience. And we also gave sponsor to our core active mozillian to attend #DevCon2012 and sharing experience. Thank to William and Contributor  Engagement Team sending us budget and swags in time within they are busy with Mozcamp.

During that day, as  Comm Reps I was answer two interview with broadcasting media (MWD and Five channel)which will release our TV channel and one (modern Journal) interview with weekly journal.They
highlight question is our “B2G and Firefox OS”.I will plan to discuss with them to give our “Nemo” News of Mozilla post for more detail post.

As evangelism reps I would like to say Thank for Christian Heilmann helping me slides and encourage to speak. Unfortunately during event ,we cant chat at ether-pad through bad connection.

here are link at  @slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/ahkeno/opening-the-mobile-web-mozilla-and-firefox-oschit-thiri-maung  #DevCon2012

Here is my paper “Opening the mobile web mozilla and firefox OS “on #DropBox https://t.co/dz51L9G5

Here is our Photos
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/108624008599595260279/albums/5788229154029622385

I will post more detail of our session,feedback and link request by audience.
Happy Monday

Invite DevCon 2012 Yangon


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Hello Mozillain! Today I would like to invite you (officially) to our Mozilla Myanmar will be participate at DevCon2012 which will held Sep14 to Sep16 at Myanmar Infor Tech, Yangon,Myanmar.  And also last week I got confirmation for  shipping swag ##DevConYGN2o12 from MozReps:) And almost finished my slides by Chris helped.And 50% of paper are done and only need to edition.So let’s meet us at DevCon2012.

  • What is DevCon2012?

The second Developer Conference in Myanmar will be held on September   14th –16 th 2012 at the MICT Park, Hlaing University Campus, Yangon, Myanmar. The 2012 Developer Conference (DevCon 2012-Yangon) is opened to all IT professionals who are involved in any kind of software and solution development; including but not limited to web applications, mobile applications, system development, consumer applications, corporate applications, game programming, educational software, device drivers, natural language development, database design and administration, software testing, machine automation, character and voice recognition, image processing, data mining and processing, and security related software.

  • What you will hear from us?

We will talk about Mozilla’s efforts to teach people the benefits of the web, learn how to help us by testing Firefox on Android and get introduced to Firefox OS, the first fully open operating system for mobile devices with apps based on web standards.

Are you come to ##DevConYGN2o12Don’t forgot to join our @MozillaMyanmar session at Sep 14

Opening the Mobile web – Mozillla and Firefox OS

  • Chit Thiri Maung (Community Manager, Mozilla Myanmar)
    02:00 ~ 03:00 PM

    At Room 205 -14 Sep 2012

For More information Check this link

    https://reps.mozilla.org/e/developer-conference-yangon-2012/

http://devconmyanmar.org/2012/

Moztrip to Mozilla office(Days at San Francisco and Mountain View)


It is about time to tell my days at Mozilla office and visit around San Francisco,Mountain View.As you all know I have been attend AdaCamp during July 10-11.After the camp I have one day for visit around Washington DC.I love all Museum in DC and I will write my experiences  of traveling to US as personal blog post.Here is photos of My travel to US.

Now let’s continue to the Moztrip to San Francisco.I was landed San Jose at round about 9pm Friday(don’t’ want to tell about flight delay anymore) and visit San Francisco during weekend.My feeling to San Francisco is like I was arrived to another Planet. Weather is super COLD to me.

My work week is start at Monday July 16.I went to the Mozilla office at Mountain View and had great chance to meet with Mitchell Baker.Thank Mary  and Rowe for arranging me everything. Feeling of arriving at Mozillia office was feel like I walk in the dream! Everybody from Mozilla office is so nice to me. Smile,Cheer and heard lot of words for “Welcome” .Feel like I arrive my home.Safe and warmly.

The early morning of Tuesday I went to the San Francisco office to  meet Mary and visit around Beautiful office beside the Bay Bridge.During my visit I was found my pic and other comm reps photos at the Mozilla office. You can imagine how I feel. I was shock and surprise and then I was jealous my photo was arrived early than me 🙂

One night and 2days at San Francisco office,met lot of awesome people and great chance met with David and Michael.Same time Sumo Team had meeting at San Francisco office.

The end of my last day was in Mountain View wit WebQA team. Thank Matt  for invite me to WebQA team meeting.And also Thank again Lukas for making connecting with Matt.During visit Mozilla trip I had two meeting and met lot of people behind the avatar.And I had chance to tell feedback of our Mozilla Myanmar Community and upcoming events.

Stay tune for upcoming event and blog post of Mozillian activities.I hope you all enjoy my moztrip .