Bringing the Open Web & APIs to
mobile devices with Firefox OS
@robertnyman
Mozilla is a
global non-
profit dedicated
to putting you
in control of
your online
experience and
shaping the
future of the...
Using HTML5, CSS and
JavaScript together with a
number of APIs to build
apps and customize the UI.
Firefox OS
"Movistar to offer the
ZTE Open for €69,
including €30 of
balance for prepaid
customers and a 4GB
microSD card"
Launch!
Foxconn
Open Web Apps
HTML5 + manifest file (JSON)
{
"version": "1",
"name": "Firefox OS Boilerplate App",
"launch_path": "/index.html",
"description": "Boilerplate Firefox ...
Packaged & hosted apps
WebAPIs
Security Levels
Web Content
Regular web content
Installed Web App
A regular web app
Privileged Web App
More access, more responsibility
Ce...
https://wiki.mozilla.org/
WebAPI#Planned_for_initial_release_of_B2G_.28aka_Basecamp.29
"permissions": {
"contacts": {
"description": "Required for autocompletion in the share screen",
"access": "readcreate"
},...
PERMISSIONS
Vibration API (W3C)
Screen Orientation
Geolocation API
Mouse Lock API (W3C)
Open WebApps
Network Information API (W3C)
Bat...
BATTERY STATUS
API
var battery = navigator.battery;
if (battery) {
var batteryLevel = Math.round(battery.level * 100) + "%",
charging = (batt...
SCREEN
ORIENTATION API
// Portrait mode:
screen.mozLockOrientation("portrait");
/*
Possible values:
"landscape"
"portrait"
"landscape-primary"
"l...
VIBRATION API
// Vibrate for one second
navigator.vibrate(1000);
// Vibration pattern [vibrationTime, pause,…]
navigator.vibrate([200, 1...
DEVICEPROXIMITY
window.addEventListener("deviceproximity", function (event) {
// Current device proximity, in centimeters
console.log(even...
AMBIENT LIGHT
EVENTS
window.addEventListener("devicelight", function (event) {
// The lux values for "dim" typically begin below 50,
// and the...
PAGE VISIBILITY
document.addEventListener("visibilitychange", function () {
if (document.hidden) {
console.log("App is hidden");
}
else {
...
Device Storage API
Browser API
TCP Socket API
Contacts API
systemXHR
PRIVILEGED APIS
DEVICE STORAGE
API
var deviceStorage = navigator.getDeviceStorage("videos");
var storage = navigator.getDeviceStorage("videos"),
cursor = storage.enumerate();
cursor.onerror = function() {
console.er...
WEB ACTIVITIES
Interacting with the camera
var activity = new MozActivity({
name: "view",
data: {
type: "image/png",
url: ...
}
});
activity.onsuccess = function () ...
{
"activities": {
"share": {
"filters": {
"type": ["image/png", "image/gif"]
}
"href": "sharing.html",
"disposition": "win...
navigator.mozSetMessageHandler("activity", function (a) {
var img = getImageObject();
img.src = a.source.url;
// Call a.po...
Future APIs
Resource lock API
UDP Datagram Socket API
Peer to Peer API
WebNFC
WebUSB
HTTP-cache API
Calendar API
Spellcheck API
LogAPI...
Web Apps from Mozilla
Dialer
Contacts
Settings
SMS
Web browser
Gallery
Video Player
Music Player
E-mail (POP, IMAP)
Calendar
Alarm Clock
Camera
...
Get started
https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/firefox-os-
simulator/
FIREFOX OS
BOILERPLATE APP
https://github.com/robnyman/Firefox-OS-Boilerplate-App
https://marketplace.firefox.com/
https://marketplace.firefox.com/developers/
Trying things out
Go have some fun!
Robert Nyman
robertnyman.com
robert@mozilla.com
Mozilla
@robertnyman
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
Bringing the Open Web & APIs to 
mobile devices with Firefox OS, JSFoo, India
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  1. 1. Bringing the Open Web & APIs to mobile devices with Firefox OS
  2. 2. @robertnyman
  3. 3. Mozilla is a global non- profit dedicated to putting you in control of your online experience and shaping the future of the Web for the public good
  4. 4. Using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript together with a number of APIs to build apps and customize the UI. Firefox OS
  5. 5. "Movistar to offer the ZTE Open for €69, including €30 of balance for prepaid customers and a 4GB microSD card" Launch!
  6. 6. Foxconn
  7. 7. Open Web Apps
  8. 8. HTML5 + manifest file (JSON)
  9. 9. { "version": "1", "name": "Firefox OS Boilerplate App", "launch_path": "/index.html", "description": "Boilerplate Firefox OS app", "icons": { "16": "/images/logo16.png", "32": "/images/logo32.png", "48": "/images/logo48.png", "64": "/images/logo64.png", "128": "/images/logo128.png" }, "developer": { "name": "Robert Nyman", "url": "http://robertnyman.com" }, "installs_allowed_from": ["*"], "default_locale": "en" }
  10. 10. Packaged & hosted apps
  11. 11. WebAPIs
  12. 12. Security Levels
  13. 13. Web Content Regular web content Installed Web App A regular web app Privileged Web App More access, more responsibility Certified Web App Device-critical applications
  14. 14. https://wiki.mozilla.org/ WebAPI#Planned_for_initial_release_of_B2G_.28aka_Basecamp.29
  15. 15. "permissions": { "contacts": { "description": "Required for autocompletion in the share screen", "access": "readcreate" }, "alarms": { "description": "Required to schedule notifications" } }
  16. 16. PERMISSIONS
  17. 17. Vibration API (W3C) Screen Orientation Geolocation API Mouse Lock API (W3C) Open WebApps Network Information API (W3C) Battery Status API (W3C) Alarm API Web Activities Push Notifications API WebFM API WebPayment IndexedDB (W3C) Ambient light sensor Proximity sensor Notification REGULAR APIS
  18. 18. BATTERY STATUS API
  19. 19. var battery = navigator.battery; if (battery) { var batteryLevel = Math.round(battery.level * 100) + "%", charging = (battery.charging)? "" : "not ", chargingTime = parseInt(battery.chargingTime / 60, 10), dischargingTime = parseInt(battery.dischargingTime / 60, 10); // Set events battery.addEventListener("levelchange", setStatus, false); battery.addEventListener("chargingchange", setStatus, false); battery.addEventListener("chargingtimechange", setStatus, false); battery.addEventListener("dischargingtimechange", setStatus, false); }
  20. 20. SCREEN ORIENTATION API
  21. 21. // Portrait mode: screen.mozLockOrientation("portrait"); /* Possible values: "landscape" "portrait" "landscape-primary" "landscape-secondary" "portrait-primary" "portrait-secondary" */
  22. 22. VIBRATION API
  23. 23. // Vibrate for one second navigator.vibrate(1000); // Vibration pattern [vibrationTime, pause,…] navigator.vibrate([200, 100, 200, 100]); // Vibrate for 5 seconds navigator.vibrate(5000); // Turn off vibration navigator.vibrate(0);
  24. 24. DEVICEPROXIMITY
  25. 25. window.addEventListener("deviceproximity", function (event) { // Current device proximity, in centimeters console.log(event.value); // The maximum sensing distance the sensor is // able to report, in centimeters console.log(event.max); // The minimum sensing distance the sensor is // able to report, in centimeters console.log(event.min); });
  26. 26. AMBIENT LIGHT EVENTS
  27. 27. window.addEventListener("devicelight", function (event) { // The lux values for "dim" typically begin below 50, // and the values for "bright" begin above 10000 console.log(event.value); });
  28. 28. PAGE VISIBILITY
  29. 29. document.addEventListener("visibilitychange", function () { if (document.hidden) { console.log("App is hidden"); } else { console.log("App has focus"); } });
  30. 30. Device Storage API Browser API TCP Socket API Contacts API systemXHR PRIVILEGED APIS
  31. 31. DEVICE STORAGE API
  32. 32. var deviceStorage = navigator.getDeviceStorage("videos");
  33. 33. var storage = navigator.getDeviceStorage("videos"), cursor = storage.enumerate(); cursor.onerror = function() { console.error("Error in DeviceStorage.enumerate()", cursor.error.name); }; cursor.onsuccess = function() { if (!cursor.result) return; var file = cursor.result; // If this isn't a video, skip it if (file.type.substring(0, 6) !== "video/") { cursor.continue(); return; } // If it isn't playable, skip it var testplayer = document.createElement("video"); if (!testplayer.canPlayType(file.type)) { cursor.continue(); return; } };
  34. 34. WEB ACTIVITIES
  35. 35. Interacting with the camera
  36. 36. var activity = new MozActivity({ name: "view", data: { type: "image/png", url: ... } }); activity.onsuccess = function () { console.log("Showing the image!"); }; activity.onerror = function () { console.log("Can't view the image!"); };
  37. 37. { "activities": { "share": { "filters": { "type": ["image/png", "image/gif"] } "href": "sharing.html", "disposition": "window" } } }
  38. 38. navigator.mozSetMessageHandler("activity", function (a) { var img = getImageObject(); img.src = a.source.url; // Call a.postResult() or a.postError() if // the activity should return a value });
  39. 39. Future APIs
  40. 40. Resource lock API UDP Datagram Socket API Peer to Peer API WebNFC WebUSB HTTP-cache API Calendar API Spellcheck API LogAPI Keyboard/IME API WebRTC FileHandle API Sync API
  41. 41. Web Apps from Mozilla
  42. 42. Dialer Contacts Settings SMS Web browser Gallery Video Player Music Player E-mail (POP, IMAP) Calendar Alarm Clock Camera Notes First Run Experience Notifications Home Screen Mozilla Marketplace System Updater Localization Support
  43. 43. Get started
  44. 44. https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/firefox-os- simulator/
  45. 45. FIREFOX OS BOILERPLATE APP https://github.com/robnyman/Firefox-OS-Boilerplate-App
  46. 46. https://marketplace.firefox.com/
  47. 47. https://marketplace.firefox.com/developers/
  48. 48. Trying things out
  49. 49. Go have some fun!
  50. 50. Robert Nyman robertnyman.com robert@mozilla.com Mozilla @robertnyman
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