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  • WebAssembly Will Ease Collaboration on Next Generation Video Codecs

    Michael Bebenita, a Research Engineer at Mozilla, recently posted a fascinating article on the development of AV1, a next-generation video codec. If you’re interested in how new media formats are created, I highly recommend reading the full article. What caught my eye is the discussion of porting the AV1 bitstream ...

  • Announcing the Developer Roadshow Series

    We’re bringing Mozilla’s Developer Roadshow to a city near you! Join us for a meetup-style, Mozilla-focused event series for people who build the Web. Hear from expert speakers highlighting the latest and best in Mozilla and Firefox technologies. See you on the road!

  • Headless Raspberry Pi configuration over Bluetooth

    With the advent of the newer Raspberry Pi 3 (RPi) with built-in Bluetooth, there are now new options for getting connected to the console of the RPi, without the headache of having to dig up a monitor and keyboard (much less a serial cable with pinouts). This is especially advantageous ...

  • Devtools: What you need to know

    Many things changed in Firefox DevTools last year, particularly towards the end of the year. The effort to refactor some of our tools started to pay off and we landed some great re-designs that should make web developers’ lives easier.

  • Using Immutable Caching To Speed Up The Web

    The benefits of immutable caching mean that when a page is refreshed, which is an extremely common social media scenario, elements that were previously marked immutable with an HTTP response header do not have to be revalidated with the server. Lacking this hint, the browser needs to guess which objects ...

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