Firefox OS App Day @ JNU

On March 14,2014 we had another workshop at Jaipur National University,Jaipur  named “JNU_FIREFOX OS APP DAY IN A BOX” organised by Mozilla Community Rajasthan . The Technical lovers Irrespective of all Branches and Years have come to the workshop to know how to contribute to the World of Open Source and to know about the new Firefox Os  and how they can contribute  to world of Mozilla.

At the workshop the  Respected Speakers were:

The Awesome Volunteers were:

The workshop was attended by almost 200 students. The students were so eager for the workshop , even when the registration’s were closed on Spot registrations were high in numbers.

The workshop agenda was as follows:

The workshop contained two Sessions:


First Session:( 10:00 am to 12:00 pm)

09:00 – 9:30 on Spot Registration
09:30 – 10:00 Anchors – Welcome
10:00 – 10:30 Osho – Open Source
10:30 – 11:30 Tushar, Ram & Meghraj – Mozilla
(Products, Community & Contribution)
11:30 – 12:00 Ram – Audience Interaction

12:00 – 01:00 LUNCH


Second Session:( 13:00 pm to 17:00 pm)

01:00 – 02:00 Ram & Osho – Teach App Dev
02:00 – 02:30 Ram & Osho – Try your idea
02:30 – 03:00 Adit & Lavish- Webmaker
03:00 – 03:30 MeghRaj&Asharam(As_Crv) – Contribution hands-on (SuMo)
03:30 – 04:00 Ram, Osho – Hacking Gaia,Bugzilla, Github, Hacking linux
04:00 – 05:00 Ram, Adit – closing session

First Session:( 10:00 am to 12:00 pm):


In the First session Mr. Osho Parth  explained open source software and their use in current scenario. He also explained how we can customize open source software for our use and why they are beneficial for the society.He gave a brief introduction about FOSS and open source.
 Mr. Ram Dayal Vaishnav explained about the Communities Who is in the Mozilla community? How many contributors, supporters and users are there? How Do You Fit In The Community?
Mr. Tushar Arora  explained about the different products of Mozilla and told them the use of HTML5, CSS, Java Script in the latest Web technology.
 Mr. Meghraj Suthar explained about the different contributions one can do for the open source world and Mozilla  like localisation and various Contribution u can give in Open Source.In the lunch session after all the speakers already had their lunch, some students shared their doubts personally with the speakers about open source and  FOSS.

Second Session:( 13:00 pm to 17:00 pm):

App Dev:

This Session was totally based on App development. Mr. Ram Dayal Vaishnav & Mr. Osho Parth told the students about the new Firefox Os. The benefits of the new Firefox Os and its advantages over current smart phone market.
After the introduction about the Firefox OS Mr. Ram Dayal Vaishnav & Mr. Osho Parth also taught the students on how easy it is to make the apps for Firefox OS with the help of HTML, CSS ,JS.

The Students also tried some hands-on and made some wonderful apps.


This Session was  based on Webmaker tools. Mr. Adit Bharadwaj & Mr. Lavish Aggarwal told the students about the  awesomeness of the WebMaker tools.
  • X-Ray Goggles
  • Thimble
  • Popcorn 

 The Students were completely amazed with the tools and were very eager to use them.

We had a brief session on hands-on contribution like SUMO,AoA,etc… by Mr. Asharam Seervi.
He also told about the Firefox Student Ambassador program and 
We also recruited many applicants for FSA and registered them for the program.

The Volunteers were very helpful. They helped the students during the whole session, while making apps and  during webmaker session.

There were total 5 apps  were made among those we ranked them according to the best and accordingly Mozilla goodies were given to them.

Last but not the least i would like to thank MCR, Mozilla , My HOD sir Mr. Vijay Dhaka and Sir Mr. Navneet Verma  and my college for guiding and helping through out the event.

All the event pictures can be seen at the flicker account here

Some group pictures after the event:



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