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FIREFOX OS APP DAYS @ CVSR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Hello folks!! Here goes the blog of our  first and the most awaited event i.e FIREFOX OS APP DAYS @ CVSR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

#Excited  #Amazing  #Awesome Experience



The event held on 23rd August,from 10:00 am-8:00 pm.The day began with registrations.Many Volunteers actively participated in taking the event forward.Around 300 participants attended the event.

AGENDA :

10:00 am - 10:45 am              INAUGURATION
10:45 am - 11:30 pm              INTRODUCTION TO MOZILLA AND ITS PROJECTS
11:30 pm - 12:45 pm              BASIC INTRODUCTION ON ADD ON'S AND BRIEF                                                                         INTRODUCTION ON APP DEVELOPMENT.
12:45 pm - 01:00 pm              INTRODUCTION TO APP MAKER
01:00 pm - 01:40 pm              LUNCH BREAK
01:40 pm - 04:30 pm              PARTICIPANTS DEVELOPING THEIR APPLICATIONS
04:30 pm - 06:00 pm              WEBMAKER TOOLS DEMONSTRATION AND HANDS ON
06:00 pm - 06:20 pm              SNACKS BREAK
06:20 pm - 07:20 pm              DEMOS BY PARTICIPANTS
07:20 pm - 08:00 pm              PRIZE DISTRIBUTION AND CLOSING NOTE



INAUGURATION :

The inauguration started at 10:00 AM in AARAMBH auditorium B-block by lighting the lamp of knowledge and then dignitaries/grandees addressed the gathering.The auditorium was filled with buzz words like 'Mozilla','Firefox','Webmaker' etc.. We could see many young , Enthusiastic application developers.

              Santosh Vishwanatham started with introduction to Open Source technology,Mozilla and its various projects and then
Vikas Reddy continued the session with the basic introduction
to Add-on's.Akshay Tiwari gave a  brief introduction to application development on Firefox OS Platform. Santosh then illustrated the importance of manifest file in publishing applications to the  Firefox Marketplace. Harsha elucidated 'App Maker', One of the Webmaker Tools, where we can easily develop an application without much knowledge of coding.    
                       

                                                                       





HACKATHON :

                                 After a small lunch break,the participants got motivated from the videos of Mozilla , followed by Hackathon.The Mozillian team supported,guided and mentored the participants in building applications.The entire session continued till 4:30 pm.Then comes REDBULL which energized all the participants of the event.
















WEBMAKER:
                                Santosh  gave a clear view on 'Webmaker Tools'.All participants were very attentive and aspiring to learn about the Webmaker tools i.e X-Ray Goggles , Thimble , Appmaker and Pop-Corn maker.The session continued till 6:00 pm.








APPLICATION DEMOS:
After a short snacks break,the participants came up with demos of their applications.We were surprised at the uniqueness of the app ideas of the participants.About 25 complete applications were developed by the participants.


G .Vishnumurthy Sir , Head of the department (CSE) spoke a few words about the event ,different aspects and  productivity of the event.He also motivated students and encouraged the students to conduct such
activities under Mozilla club. Later on Santosh V announced the best application developers
I   prize - 'Geek Studios' Team
II  Prize - 'Qwerty 7' Team
III prize - 'Eureka' Team and 'U' Team




A momento was presented to Mozillian team by the college for their support from beginning of the event till the end of the event.
I would also like to thank. Santosh Vishwanatham  and Team ,Ananthula Srikar , Raghuram Korukonda,Turaga Pavan Kumar, P Laxmi Manasa and all the volunteers of FIREFOX CLUB - CVSR for their support and making this event successful, there by acquainting  the people with Mozilla and its products,App development on Firefox Platform
Here are some of the awesome pics of the event
https://www.flickr.com/photos/126410886@N04/with/14996596576/

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