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Jolicloud at Firefox OS Paris Hackathon

by Jolicloud Team

June 11th, 2013

Here at Jolicloud, we love Firefox that’s why we attended the Firefox OS Paris Hackathon.
It was the opportunity to say hello to the Mozilla team in their new space (the place is really awesome) and to start porting Jolidrive to Firefox OS!

And because a good news never comes alone, you can already find Jolidrive in the Firefox Marketplace!

Attendees being impressed by Jolidrive ;)

Under the hood

Firefox OS is a mobile platform based on standard Web technologies (HTML5, JavaScript and CSS3). Jolidrive is already a great Web application for desktop and mobile browsers. We use a responsive design to automatically adapt the layout of the application to the size of the screen.
However, we discovered some space for optimizations on Firefox for mobile.

What we did during this hackathon:

  • Fix display bugs.
  • Actions on items were inactive, you can now tap to like and share the content.
  • With WebActivities, one of the powerful capabilities of Firefox OS, the user can now choose from all installed applications the one to share his content.

Note a lot of those fixes benefit to Firefox for Android too.

Jolidrive running on Firefox OS

Happy jolidriving!

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[…] Jolidrive est une application en ligne qui vous permet de retrouver en un seul lieu toute votre vie numérique. Évolution de JoliCloud / JoliOS, il fonctionne sur n’importe quel appareil via un site web ou des applications dédiées. L’équipe semble miser depuis quelques mois sur sa capacité à être réactive pour séduire les utilisateurs potentiels, et avait ainsi proposé dès son lancement la nouvelle procédure de login de Google+, ou même une version Firefox OS suite au hackathon de Paris.  […]


Joan
June 25, 2013
9:05 am

I’m glad to know you’re friends again with Firefox!


We’ve always been friends :)


symzo
July 7, 2013
2:59 am

This looks awesome!

I can’t seem to be able to log in through my google account, though (I get redirected to a blank page in the browser after having given my authorisation, and I never get redirected back to the application).

Anything you can do to help me solve this, or report it somewhere?

I’m running Firefox OS on a GeeksPhone


Hello,

Thank you for your feedback and the praise! We’ll look into it.


glued
July 20, 2013
11:56 am

Wow it sounds good. When will we see a public release?

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