Tag: #Toronto

Building web mobile app that don’t suck at Web Unleashed

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Two weeks ago, I was in Toronto for the last day of Web Unleashed from FITC. I was giving a talk on how to build web mobile app that don’t suck. It turns out that those tricks were good for all web applications, but my primary target was to help mobile developers create better applications.... Read more

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Fixing the mobile web with Firefox OS at FITC Toronto

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This morning I was presenting at FITC Toronto about Firefox OS. My goal was to introduce the developers to Firefox OS and to see how we can fix the mobile web with HTML5, and WebAPI. As usual, my slides are available online. I also had another goal with this talk. I wanted people to think... Read more

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See you at FITC Toronto in April

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I’m a big fan of the FITC conferences in Toronto: there always a lot of good talks, amazing people, and a creative flow all over the place. As far as I know, it’s also the biggest tech conference we have in Canada. Once a Flash conference (Flash In The Can), it’s now open for everything... Read more

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Firefox OS love in Toronto

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Yesterday, I was in Toronto to share some Firefox OS love with my Canadian friends. I was invited to speak at a joint meetup with Mobile Startups Toronto, and HTML Toronto. The demo god wasn’t with me as mostly everything went wrong at the beginning, but fortunately, the rest of the presentation has been great,... Read more

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Firefox OS at Mobile Startups Toronto, HTML5 Toronto, and online

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A little less than one month ago, I was writing about a presentation on Firefox OS I’ll do at Mobile Startups Toronto in January. It went fast as the event is already in two days… Since, HTML5 Toronto as join to co-host the event with the nice folks at Mobile Startups Toronto. They’ll also stream... Read more

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Mobile Startups Toronto, and Firefox OS as an opportunity

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The year is not yet done that I’m starting to pack my speaking agenda for the next one. In January, I’ll be in Toronto to talk about Firefox OS at the Mobile Startups TO user group. On January 8, join me, and the most dynamic folks in the startups’ ecosystem of Toronto to learn more... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – WordPress & Windows 8 with Bryan Xu

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Still part of the series of videos I did for the Make Web Not War TV project I had when I was at Microsoft, I did an interview at Confoo with Bryan Xu from IdeaNotion. I had the please to work with the guys at IdeaNotion for an Open Source project, MetroPress (now IdeaPress) that... Read more

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My English, nearly three years after

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Nearly three years ago, I had to practice my English a little more as I was starting at Microsoft (in French) where the principal language was English since I was working with colleagues from all across Canada. At that time, I never really had the learn, or speak English as all my friends, family, and... Read more

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A sticker I never thought I would see in a Mozilla office

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Of course, I’m not talking about the GitHub or the Persona one… Read more

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Designing a Windows Store app

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Part of the first event we did a couple of weeks ago in Toronto with our friends of DevTO, HTML5 Toronto, and JavaScript Toronto, I also did a presentation on how to design a Windows Store application. It was a mix of good practices for the UI, the UX, and the integration you should do... Read more

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