Each and every year Mozilla reps around Chennai will be attending Carte Blanche event which happens are MIT, Chennai.
About Carte Blanche
It is yearly event which is fully focused on Open source Technologies. Most of the Open source communities around Chennai will be joining at MIT and have lot of fun based events and learning for whole day.
This time Mozilla Chennai community helped the event with teaching Firefox OS app development and Firefox add ons development along with small stall to teach about Webmaker and Firefox student Ambassador.
There were around 250 students attended this event. So we have decided to make it to three labs.Along with me Nareshkumar joined to talk Session on Firefox OS app development in another seminar hall. And Sachin singh was helping to take Add-ons development session.
Lot of students have very good interest in learning these new session. I was taking Firefox OS app development session for whole day. It all started with giving short introduction to Firefox OS, and then we Firefox OS app development basics and then we had special session on creating Firefox Accounts. Almost every student who have attended created Firefox Accounts so that they can upload Firefox OS apps in future.
During this session I have gave slight introduction about Web API’s with which we can develop some interesting application.
The API’s and Storage which I covered as follows
Then gave a short notes about Firefox Student Ambassador Program and App of the Month contest where students can participate to by developing Firefox OS apps and win lot of Goodies.
Lot of students had good interest in Contributing, some of the student talked personally how to do core contribution, and learned some notes about GSOC and OPW. It was really interesting day