Tag Archives: mozilla

Telemetry Data Issues – Status and Summary

Telemetry is a data collection framework that collects real world data from Firefox. Recently Telemetry experienced some issues resulting in incomplete data being reported on the Telemetry Dashboard and Telemetry Evolution. Before I get into the details about the data … Continue reading

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Snappy, March 29th

It was a quiet week for Snappy as many of our regulars were off at Layout/DOM/Gfx work week or otherwise engaged. However, progress was still made. Vlad released a new version of about:telemetry that shows full slow SQL data on … Continue reading

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Snappy, March 22nd

Taras is off for a couple of weeks as he is a proud new daddy. (Congrats Taras!) In his absence, I’m bringing you this week’s Snappy update. Last week Taras started his post with a summary of the work that … Continue reading

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Bugzilla wikimo integration reenabled

As I reported yesterday, the Bugzilla wikimo extension had to be temporarily disabled as it was affecting the reliability and availability of Bugzilla and wikimo. While the extension has query caching built in, we discovered that caching was disabled on … Continue reading

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Bugzilla wikimo integration temporarily disabled

It seems that the pent up demand for the Bugzilla wikimo integration (aka mediawiki-bugzilla) was MUCH greater than we anticipated. In less than a week, use of this extension has grown to the point where it is affecting the reliability … Continue reading

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Embed Bugzilla data in wikimo pages

[Update] I had previously linked to Christian Legnitto’s personal github repo. The correct canonical github repo is https://github.com/mozilla/mediawiki-bugzilla. I’m excited, nay thrilled, to announce that you can now embed Bugzilla data in wiki pages on wiki.mozilla.org via the mediawiki-bugzilla extension. … Continue reading

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Firefox Engineering Program Management 4Q 2011 Summary

The Firefox engineering program management team formed at the end of 3Q 2011. The team is currently comprised of Sheila Mooney (smooney – our fearless leader), Martin Best (mbest), Erin Lancaster (elancaster), and me (Lawrence Mandel – lmandel). Our first … Continue reading

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Improving the Firefox update experience

Over the past few months we’ve been working on a number of improvements to the Firefox update experience. These improvements use new approaches to update that allow Firefox to update silently – without any interruption to your regular use of … Continue reading

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Update on Multi-process Firefox (Electrolysis) Development

On Nov. 4, 2011, we held a public call to evaluate options for improving Firefox responsiveness including the multi-process Firefox initiative (code name Electrolysis, also known as e10s). The outcome of this discussion was a decision to put the Electrolysis … Continue reading

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FSOSS 2011 Wrap-up

FSOSS 2011 (Seneca College’s Free Software and Open Source Symposium) was another great example of the variety of people and projects involved in free and open source software. I was glad to see both Eclipse and Mozilla featured in talks. … Continue reading

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