If this blog is anything to go by all I ended up doing in 2012 was kill off a website, LOOK for a new member of the Mozilla Foundation WebDev team and rage tweet to near comedic levels. Thankfully that doesn’t paint the entire picture but it’s not like anyone really knows this as instead I decide to talk about my beer consumption and how angry I am at various things; I want 2013 to be better. Read more
Drumbeat.org in it’s current state has been live for a year and has helped support the Drumbeat community that:
- has produced numerous projects that have since become core components to the Mozilla Foundations work efforts,
- helped us run international events in Barcalona and London,
- lead numerous community events worldwide.
We wanted a platform where people could let people could tell the world about their web projects, have the community help them out and have them made better. We received loads, with some of my favourites being:
- the Mozilla Journalism project
- Universal Subtitles
- The New Social Web Project
- Social Book Publishing
- Peer to Peer University
- the Open Badges Initiative
These are all amazing projects but you might have noticed one thing – they’ve all now outgrown what we provide at drumbeat.org. Read more
We’re looking to recruit this week (14th March 2012) – watch this space!
At the moment I’m the only developer on my team at Mozilla, in fact I’m the only person in my team. I am “Team Ross”. Thankfully in March this will change, we’ve already hired a designer and we’re looking to add at least another developer to work on supporting the Mozilla Foundations work, events and communities.
If that’s already got you wanting to apply then please have a read of the job spec and get your application in – http://careers.mozilla.org/en-US/position/oIkXVfwE. Read more
At the start of the year I was asked by the London Web Standards Group to do a talk at their January meet-up and after a bit of thinking I decided to talk about writing
This morning I saw an email going around the LBi mailing list from one of the application developers mentioning some weird behavior noticed in IE.
In a nutshell a load of CSS modules had been concatenated into one file leading to quite a large number of selectors being used. He found that after a certain point (4096 selectors) IE would ignore everything after it. I had never heard of this before and from reading some comments I got on Twitter a few other folk hadn’t either… Read more