Hello Firefox OS Community!
Once again, we had a busy week full of exciting news about Firefox OS and Africa! Here’s a quick recap of the latest news.
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Interview of Natalia, Firefox OS Marketing Manager
This week, you will learn more about Natalia, dynamic Firefox OS marketing Manager in charge of Firefox OS launches across Africa. Natalia introduced Mozilla strategy, their values and gave a glimpse of the KLIF launches backstage across the continent.
Firefox Developer Edition 40
A few days ago, Mozilla announced the availability of Firefox Developer Edition 40 (DE 40). This new editions features the latest new developer tools! Discover them here.
Try Firefox OS!
Good news for those who want to try Firefox OS but do not own a KLIF: a Mozilla developer created B2GDroid, an app allowing you to try Firefox OS on an Android device.
How does it work? Once you have installed the application, it places the Firefox OS interface and functions on the Android smartphone.
Marketplace in Arabic
We are happy to announce that the Firefox Marketplace is now localised in Arabic! https://marketplace.firefox.com/?lang=ar
— John Bernard (@thejohnbernard) June 17, 2015
Developing blind and visually impaired students computer skills
This week we have read a super interesting article about a very noble initiative: 356 blind and visually impaired students at St. Oda Primary and secondary School will have the chance to follow computer classes. This program aims to develop students’ computer skills in order to give them the skills that employers are looking for.