Firefox OS Source Leaked!!!

By  on  
Firefox OS

The complete, commented source code for Mozilla's new Firefox OS effort has been leaked!!  In what can only be a massive oversight on Mozilla's part, the holy trinity of Firefox OS (codenamed Boot2Gecko), Gonk (the Linux kernel), Gecko (the renderer), and Gaia (the HTML5 / CSS / JavaScript) have been posted on GitHub via Mozilla's top secret B2G account, along with several other vital code components for Firefox OS.  Be sure to go grab the source code as quickly as possible before Mozilla recognizes their mistake!  Go, quickly!

This is an April Fools joke. Firefox OS has been open source from day one!

Recent Features

  • By
    CSS 3D Folding Animation

    Google Plus provides loads of inspiration for front-end developers, especially when it comes to the CSS and JavaScript wonders they create. Last year I duplicated their incredible PhotoStack effect with both MooTools and pure CSS; this time I'm going to duplicate...

  • By
    5 HTML5 APIs You Didn’t Know Existed

    When you say or read "HTML5", you half expect exotic dancers and unicorns to walk into the room to the tune of "I'm Sexy and I Know It."  Can you blame us though?  We watched the fundamental APIs stagnate for so long that a basic feature...

Incredible Demos

  • By
    Create a Brilliant Sprited, CSS-Powered Firefox Animation

    Mozilla recently formally announced Firefox OS and its partners at Mobile World Congress and I couldn't be more excited.  Firefox OS is going to change the lives of people in developing countries, hopefully making a name for itself in the US as well.  The...

  • By
    Submit Button Enabling

    "Enabling" you ask? Yes. We all know how to disable the submit upon form submission and the reasons for doing so, but what about re-enabling the submit button after an allotted amount of time. After all, what if the user presses the "stop"...

Discussion

  1. Happy April David!

  2. Clever! You had me for a few moments there…

  3. That’s a Geek April Fool :D

  4. Chandan Kumar

    A great April Fool :D

  5. Chandan Kumar

    A Great April Fool Day to all :-)

  6. ameseno

    OMG! Thanks for telling! I most hurry and grab it XD… wait I’m not a mobile factory nor a divolapar, just a FFOS fan :x

  7. Kenny Landes

    Too obvious for today. A press release from Mozilla announcing its release might have been more convincing…maybe…but not today. ;)

  8. LOL Happy April Fool to you David xD

  9. oops, nice joke :)

  10. Very clever, i almost believed! :)

  11. Pluto

    Lol well this is late, but I was Googling Firefox OS related-stuff and saw this headline. I clicked it only to begin making fun of whoever wrote this for stupidity, but clearly you knew what you were talking about the whole time :DD

  12. Anonymous

    I was looking for the source. Googled it and came here. Great informative post and thanks for the link :-)

  13. Really ppl…Firefox OS, like all Mozilla products, is open source. lol. [not directed to the author, who obviously knew this]. Thanks for the link though.

  14. As a Open Source fan i cant wait to grab it. Thanks for sharing!

Wrap your code in <pre class="{language}"></pre> tags, link to a GitHub gist, JSFiddle fiddle, or CodePen pen to embed!