Firefox OS Phone Unboxing
I may work at Mozilla but I was just as giddy as anyone to get my Firefox OS device. I was able get one of the first test driver phones last year but there's something special about getting a finished (well, launch) product. Here are a few photos of my joyous unboxing of the Firefox OS Keon.
While some will tell you Firefox OS doesn't matter due to the strength of Apple and Android, I find that thought very short-sided and wrong. Firefox OS will change many lives in countries where advanced smartphones are too expensive for much of the population. I can't wait to see Firefox OS prove the doubters wrong, the same way Firefox did so many years ago.
I get asked loads of questions every day but I'm always surprised that they're rarely questions about code or even tech -- many of the questions I get are more about non-dev stuff like what my office is like, what software I use, and oftentimes...
My first professional web development was at a small print shop where I sat in a windowless cubical all day. I suffered that boxed in environment for almost five years before I was able to find a remote job where I worked from home. The first...
Last week we created a very simple MooTools slideshow script. The script was very primitive: no events and no next/previous controls -- just cross-fading between images. This tutorial will take the previous slideshow script a step further by:
Adding "Next" and "Previous" controls.
Last week I released a snippet of code for MooTools that allowed you to fade in and out a "to the top" link on any page. Here's how to implement that functionality using jQuery.
A simple link.
A little CSS for position and style.