Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs @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
Foxconn
Foxconn
Open Web Apps
HTML5 + manifest file (JSON)
{	
"version": "1",	
"name": "Firefox OS Boilerplate App",	
"launch_path": "/index.html",	
"description": "Boilerplate Fire...
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
!
...
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 = (b...
NOTIFICATION
var notification = navigator.mozNotification;

notification.createNotification(

"See this", 

"This is a notification", 
...
SCREEN
ORIENTATION API
// Portrait mode:

screen.mozLockOrientation("portrait");



/* 

Possible values:

"landscape" 

"portrait"

"landscape-p...
VIBRATION API
// Vibrate for one second

navigator.vibrate(1000);



// Vibration pattern [vibrationTime, pause,…]

navigator.vibrate([2...
WEB PAYMENTS
var pay = navigator.mozPay(paymentToken);

pay.onsuccess = function (event) {

// Weee! Money!

};
mozmarket.receipts.Prompter({

storeURL: "https://marketplace.mozilla.org/app/myapp",

supportHTML: '<a href="mailto:me@ex...
DEVICEPROXIMITY
window.addEventListener("deviceproximity", function (event) {

// Current device proximity, in centimeters

console.log(ev...
AMBIENT LIGHT
EVENTS
window.addEventListener("devicelight", function (event) {

// The lux values for "dim" typically begin below 50,

// and t...
PAGE VISIBILITY
document.addEventListener("visibilitychange", function () {

if (document.hidden) {

console.log("App is hidden");

}

els...
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() {

conso...
WEB ACTIVITIES
Interacting with the camera
var activity = new MozActivity({

name: "view", 

data: {

type: "image/png", 

url: ... 

}

});

activity.onsuccess = fu...
{

"activities": {

"share": {

"filters": {

"type": ["image/png", "image/gif"]

}

"href": "sharing.html",

"disposition...
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
A...
Web Components & Mozilla Brick
http://mozilla.github.io/brick/
<x-flipbox>

<div>I'm the front face.</div>

<div>And I'm the back face.</div>

</x-flipbox>
// assume that toggleButton and flipBox are already

// defined as their respective DOM elements

toggleButton.addEventLis...
appbar
calendar
datepicker
deck
flipbox
iconbutton
layout
slidebox
slider
tabbar
toggle
togglegroup
tooltip
Get started
Tools > Web Developer > App Manager
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
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
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Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs - Geek Meet Västerås
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  1. 1. Firefox OS, the Open Web & WebAPIs @robertnyman
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript together with a number of APIs to build apps and customize the UI. Firefox OS
  4. 4. Foxconn
  5. 5. Foxconn
  6. 6. Open Web Apps
  7. 7. HTML5 + manifest file (JSON)
  8. 8. { "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" }
  9. 9. Packaged & hosted apps
  10. 10. WebAPIs
  11. 11. Security Levels
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. https://wiki.mozilla.org/ WebAPI#Planned_for_initial_release_of_B2G_.28aka_Basecamp.29
  14. 14. "permissions": {
 "contacts": {
 "description": "Required for autocompletion in the share screen",
 "access": "readcreate"
 },
 "alarms": {
 "description": "Required to schedule notifications"
 }
 }
  15. 15. PERMISSIONS
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. BATTERY STATUS API
  18. 18. 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); }
  19. 19. NOTIFICATION
  20. 20. var notification = navigator.mozNotification;
 notification.createNotification(
 "See this", 
 "This is a notification", 
 iconURL
 );
  21. 21. SCREEN ORIENTATION API
  22. 22. // Portrait mode:
 screen.mozLockOrientation("portrait");
 
 /* 
 Possible values:
 "landscape" 
 "portrait"
 "landscape-primary"
 "landscape-secondary"
 "portrait-primary"
 "portrait-secondary"
 */
  23. 23. VIBRATION API
  24. 24. // 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);
  25. 25. WEB PAYMENTS
  26. 26. var pay = navigator.mozPay(paymentToken);
 pay.onsuccess = function (event) {
 // Weee! Money!
 };
  27. 27. mozmarket.receipts.Prompter({
 storeURL: "https://marketplace.mozilla.org/app/myapp",
 supportHTML: '<a href="mailto:me@example.com">email me@example.com</a>',
 verify: true
 });
  28. 28. DEVICEPROXIMITY
  29. 29. 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);
 });
  30. 30. AMBIENT LIGHT EVENTS
  31. 31. 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);
 });
  32. 32. PAGE VISIBILITY
  33. 33. document.addEventListener("visibilitychange", function () {
 if (document.hidden) {
 console.log("App is hidden");
 }
 else {
 console.log("App has focus");
 }
 });
  34. 34. Device Storage API Browser API TCP Socket API Contacts API systemXHR PRIVILEGED APIS
  35. 35. DEVICE STORAGE API
  36. 36. var deviceStorage = navigator.getDeviceStorage("videos");
  37. 37. 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;
 }
 };
  38. 38. WEB ACTIVITIES
  39. 39. Interacting with the camera
  40. 40. 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!");
 };
  41. 41. {
 "activities": {
 "share": {
 "filters": {
 "type": ["image/png", "image/gif"]
 }
 "href": "sharing.html",
 "disposition": "window"
 }
 }
 }
  42. 42. Future APIs
  43. 43. 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
  44. 44. Web Apps from Mozilla
  45. 45. 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
  46. 46. Web Components & Mozilla Brick
  47. 47. http://mozilla.github.io/brick/
  48. 48. <x-flipbox>
 <div>I'm the front face.</div>
 <div>And I'm the back face.</div>
 </x-flipbox>
  49. 49. // assume that toggleButton and flipBox are already
 // defined as their respective DOM elements
 toggleButton.addEventListener("click", function(){
 flipBox.toggle(); 
 });
  50. 50. appbar calendar datepicker deck flipbox iconbutton layout slidebox slider tabbar toggle togglegroup tooltip
  51. 51. Get started
  52. 52. Tools > Web Developer > App Manager
  53. 53. FIREFOX OS BOILERPLATE APP https://github.com/robnyman/Firefox-OS-Boilerplate-App
  54. 54. https://marketplace.firefox.com/
  55. 55. https://marketplace.firefox.com/developers/
  56. 56. Trying things out
  57. 57. Go have some fun!
  58. 58. Robert Nyman robertnyman.com robert@mozilla.com Mozilla @robertnyman
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