What is it?
Firefox OS. Referred to as Boot 2 Gecko or
Firefox OS is an open source mobile
operating system from Mozilla, based on
Linux and powered by Mozilla's Gecko
Simply it's a Web App transformed in User
Interface for your smartphone.
The idea behind Firefox OS is simple:
building apps for the mobile web using
exactly the same tools and languages as
the desktop web.
Firefox OS is simple to create and work on.
It is completely based on HTML5 and CSS3
just like a browser running on your phone.
How is it build?
Linux Core (GONK)
Firefox OS is based on the proven firefox
engine (GECKO). Fully open and standard
UX layer (GAIA)
The main objective of Mozilla to develop it's OS was
web made simple for smartphones. It's flexible and
powerful enough to deliver the very best of
Internal Memory won't bother you in Firefox OS, as
apps does not need downloading.
it unleashes the power of open web on your
smartphone. It enables end user to perform his/her
task in web app online as well as offline through web
Its really easy. As easy, in fact, as throwing
together a webpage.
You just need to know HTML, CSS and jS
If you want your app to actually do
something useful you'll likely need to dive