Firefox Quantum Sprint – Mozilla Community Noida

The Mozilla Community Noida| NIET organised a sprint campaign on Firefox Quantum which is soon to be launched. The event as scheduled kick started at 9:30 am on the October 7th ’17 .
The event was initiated by Ms.Kirti Bharadwaj by welcoming the participants and a brief introduction about website testing and beta version of Firefox 57.

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The mainstream website testing was then edified in detail by Mr. Vibhanshu Chaudhary & Mr. Samriddha Prajapati . The event gave the students opportunity of testing websites on beta version of Firefox 57.

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The event gave an insight about the working of the beta version of Firefox 57 and basics of testing including running different websites on beta version of Firefox, finding the bugs and thereby reporting them. A detailed explanation was given on how to test websites along with examples. A large number of websites were tested along with participants showcasing the bugs they spotted and also reported the same on the official site .

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The event concluded at 12:30pm with participants having positive feedback for the event !
Happy learning!

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RAIN of RUST

The bright sunny day of September 16th 2017 marked the RAIN OF RUST. The Mozilla Club Noida|NIET members under the guidance of Mr. Vibhanshu Chaudhary ( Mozilla Representative), were all buckled up and prepared to dispense the skill on RUST language.

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The Workshop started at 9:30 am and was initiated by Mr. Prakhar Varshney with a initial introduction followed by the mainstream workshop headed by Mr.Ashish and Mr.Samriddha Prajapati. The workshop gave a detailed view about What,Why and How RUST is the language of tomorrow’s technological development.The event started with  a “HELLO WORLD ” example and then diving into the intricate details of syntax, keywords, functions, looping and libraries of the language so as to give a proper insight to the subject.

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With an interactive session the participants were involved in the workshop. On counting over the numerous fringe benefits of RUST the speakers gave a comprehensive lecture over the usage of RUST in different aspects. The questionnaire session was  run to clear the doubts of the students and get their feedback regarding the workshop.

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Further with the discourse of the Dr. Ajay Kumar Sir ( Director ), Dr. CS Yadav ( HOD CS Dept.) and Dr. Somesh Kumar ( HOD IT Dept.), the participants as well as the Mozilla Club volunteers were encouraged to organize more such tech-workshops to bridge the gap between the academic learning and market demands.

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The workshop concluded at 1:00 pm and everyone applauded the event since this workshop taught them something that’s new, interesting and fruitful in their career.The workshop ended with participants satisfied and happy with the workshop but it also created a  sense of inquisitiveness to learn more about RUST.

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MozCoffee V1.0

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In the midst of sun showers , the Introductory Informal meet of the Mozilla Club Noida was organised at 2:30 pm on August 19th. The meet was organised at Bistro 7,Greater Noida . All the members of the Mozilla Noida Community  which count upto 30 attended the meet.

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The meet was organised to bridge the gap between the newbies and the existing members and to provide them in depth knowledge of the community and it’s working, the main motive was to put emphasis on community building and how the new members could contribute in the development of the Mozilla Noida Community.The meet was to interact with the newly recruited volunteers and to exchange different views , ideas and outlook over the budding technologies. The techie environment was apt for all the volunteers to get updated about the trending technologies.

Mr. Vibhanshu Chaudhary shared his experience of being a Mozillian and how this experience has helped him through his professional life  and the opportunities he had a catch on because of his continuous contribution towards the community. Also Mr.Samriddha, Ms.Kavya, Ms.Surbhi, Mr. Shubham gave an insight about the club’s past activities and the perks of being Mozillian and a contributor. They also introduced the Activate Mozilla Campaign to the newly recruited members. The major topics that were covered :

  • GitHub
  • RUST
  • Open source softwares
  • Coming up Workshops

Apart from this , recruited students chose different contribution domains in Mozilla according to their field of interest under the  categories of technical, non-technical , event managers and public coordinators. The budding new apps and technologies like GitHub , RUST , Bitcoin and WebVR were discussed in depth . A schematic insight on how to work over GitHub was  also provided.

The mood over coffee table was light-hearted and gave the chance to the new volunteers to interact and get along with the seniors. The strategies for the upcoming workshops and events were also discussed. The students were happy and contented with the event and were excited about the upcoming events. The meet came an end at 5:00pm with happy faces .

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