What, yet another mobile OS?
All you’ll need to bring is your favourite development machine, whether it runs Linux, Mac OS or Windows, as well as your mobile device. They’ll provide everything else.
If you’re a keener and want to do some advance reading, these docs should prove useful:
- Introduction to Firefox OS
- Firefox OS Docs
- Firefox Apps Docs
- Firefox Marketplace Developer Hub
- Firefox OS Simulator
Here’s the schedule:
|9:30 a.m.||Registration, breakfast and set-up|
|10:30 a.m.||Event start, with introduction by emcee|
|10:40 a.m.||Creating Apps for Firefox OS (2 hour session)|
|12:40 p.m.||Hacking and lunch! You’ve got 4 and a half hours to eat and work on your Firefox OS project.|
|5:00 p.m.||Demo of “Dr. Gleaming”, a Firefox OS homework app|
|5:30 p.m.||Demos! Here’s when participants show off the apps they build during the day. They’re hoping to have 8 demos, each about 5 minutes in length.|
|6:15 p.m.||Awards and raffle|
|6:30 p.m.||Closing messages|
|7:00 p.m.||To the pub!|
|9:00 p.m.||official end of the event, but still the party rages on into the night!|
The Firefox OS App Day takes place this Saturday, January 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (with the event proper starting at 10:30 a.m. and ending at 7:00 p.m.) at the Toronto Mozilla Office (366 Adelaide Street West, just east of Spadina). Registration is free, but spaces are limited, so if you’re interested, register now!
I’ve already registered, and I’ll see you there!