Five Years of Firefox in Pictures

January 12th, 2010

Thanks to everyone for taking and creating such amazing images to celebrate Firefox’s 5th birthday. In particular, we’d like to announce the winner of the Mozilla Creative Collective Five Years of Firefox challenge — Rogelio Calamaya, Jr., also known as Lucero. As you can imagine it was a tough decision with so many great choices…

Tip: More omnibox power tools

January 11th, 2010

We’ve already seen a few things you can do with the omnibox, but it turns out there are even more capabilities you might not have known about. First, you can create a desktop shortcut for the page you’re on by simply highlighting the text in the omnibox, and then dragging that text onto your desktop….

New Book: Sams Teach Yourself Drupal in 24 Hours

January 11th, 2010

Sams Teach Yourself Drupal in 24 Hours helps you get up to speed with Drupal quickly. Whether you’re starting from scratch or working to fill in some gaps in your Drupal knowledge, you’ll find descriptions, examples, and Try It Yourself numbered steps to walk you through working with Drupal. This book introduces you to Drupal…

Firefox 3.6 Release Candidate Available for Download

January 11th, 2010

Editor’s note: On Friday PT, Mozilla released the release candidate for 3.6. Check out the Mozilla Developer News announcement reposted below. The Mozilla community is proud to announce the availability of a release candidate of Firefox 3.6. This preview software is available for free download and has been issued as an automatic update to all…

Firefox for Maemo RC2 Available Now

January 8th, 2010

Editor’s note: Today, Mozilla released the second Firefox for Maemo Release Candidate. Check out Director of Mobile, Stuart Parmenter’s blog post reposted below. The second release candidate of Firefox for Maemo is now available. Based on feedback we’ve received so far, we’ve been able to track down a major performance issue that was affecting the…

“Drupal: Creating and Editing Custom Themes” training video series from

January 7th, 2010

New training to help you learn how to build Drupal themes is available online from Drupal: Creating and Editing Custom Themes shows how a Drupal theme can alter the look and feel of a web site. Drupal evangelist and author Chris Charlton introduces the core themes that ship with Drupal, how to install and…

Follow the Magento Staff list on Twitter!

January 6th, 2010

If you’d like to get more insight into the team and operation behind Magento, follow the newly created Magento Staff Twitter list. Lots of great conversations are taking place. See you there!

Microsoft Joins W3C SVG Working Group

January 6th, 2010

As a part of Microsoft’s continued commitment to interoperability and standards support, yesterday we submitted our request to join the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Working Group of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). We’re excited to take part in ensuring future versions of the SVG spec will meet the needs of developers and end users….

Scheduled downtime Thursday 2010-01-07 6PM-7PM PST

January 5th, 2010

On Thursday 2010-01-07 from 6:00PM to 7:00PM Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8), will be down for scheduled maintenance. We will be deploying updates to our automated unit testing architecture and expect everything to go smoothly. It is unlikely we will actually be down for the extent of our window, more likely we will be down…

Magento Included in Forrester’s ‘Market Overview: Global eCommerce Solutions’ Report

January 5th, 2010

In a recent report released by Forrester Research on the topic of Global eCommerce Solution, Magento was highlighted as ‘unique among the array of different eCommerce technology providers … [with] traction across the globe, [and] a growing international developer community creating a set of country-specific Web sites, [for such] global clients like The North Face…