New Drupal Book – Drupal E-commerce with Ubercart 2.x

March 31st, 2010

Drupal E-commerce with Ubercart 2.x, by George Papadongonas and Yiannis Doxaras, is a new title from Packt Publishing. It is aimed at business owners and ordinary Drupal users without development expertise who want to create, administer and design their own online shop. This is the first title that deals with Ubercart 2.x, providing non-technical users…

Introducing the Mozilla State of the Internet Report

March 31st, 2010

Today, the Mozilla metrics team released the first ever State of the Internet report. With more than 350 million people around the world using the Firefox Web browser, we are careful to ensure the data we collect is fairly limited and feel compelled to share what we’re able to extract from that data. Some interesting findings…

Mozilla Developer Network Survey Update

March 31st, 2010

Last week, the Mozilla Developer Network launched the second quarterly survey to obtain developer feedback. Also on are results from the first quarterly developer survey conducted in November. Thanks to the feedback from more than 5,000 developers last quarter, the Mozilla Developer Network was able to put in place a solid plan moving forward. We would appreciate…

2010 Google Summer of Code project applications now open!

March 30th, 2010

2010 is here and its time for another Summer of Code, courtesy of Google! For those who don’t know, Summer of Code is an amazing program in which student developers are paid a stipend by Google in exchange for working on open source projects along with mentors from those projects. Drupal has benefited enormously from…

Hello? Is This Thing On?

March 30th, 2010

Here is a new snapshot. As you will see from the changelog it only includes Core fixes, so if you are awaiting a specific platform or interface bug to be fixed, then this is not the snapshot that will resolve your specific issue. However, it does fix several bugs relating to connection issues, and although…

Mobile Add-ons Challenge Ends April 12

March 29th, 2010

Act now and enter the Mobile Add-ons Challenge for your chance to win Mozilla swag and a shiny new Nokia N900. There are exactly two weeks left to submit your winning Firefox mobile add-on. Developers are challenged to build an add-on that shows innovation, compatibility and that considers the mobile context (small screen size, touch…

Spread Firefox Education Toolkit Launched!

March 29th, 2010

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of the Spread Firefox Education Toolkit. With the new Firefox Education Toolkit anyone can go out and teach people about Mozilla and Firefox. The toolkit contains everything you’ll need – including a set of print pieces, videos and presentations. The print and presentation materials are currently localized in…

DrupalCon SF 2010: Drupal core developer summit

March 29th, 2010

On Saturday, April 17th, the weekend before DrupalCon San Francisco, I’m helping to organize the very first Drupal core developer summit. The goal of the Drupal core developer summit is to talk about ways we can improve Drupal core, and the core development processes, all while having a good time socializing with fellow core developers….

Mac Monday Special

March 29th, 2010

Stability of Carakan on Mac has been one of our pressing issues. To address this we have implemented some fixes which will hopefully improve the stability of Mac greatly. This snapshot is the same as Friday plus some Carakan fixes, please test it and let us know if it works as well for you as…

Standards Documentation for IE7 and IE8

March 26th, 2010

Over the last month, as part of Microsoft’s commitment to interoperability, we’ve published information for Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 8 describing variations from certain web standards. Today we published another set of documentation which includes information about how IE extends these web standards: [MS-CSS21E]: Internet Explorer Extensions to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Level…