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Firefox os by Prashant


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Firefox os by Prashant

  1. 1. Prepared by- Amage Prashant Guided by- Prof N.A.Dhawas Firefox OS Presented by- Amage Prashant 1
  2. 2. AGENDA1.Introduction 2.Presentation topic 3.Existing Technique 4.Drawbacks of Existing technique 5.Firefox OS 6.Working of Firefox 7.Application 8.Conclusion 9.Reference 2
  3. 3. 1.Introduction Firefox OS is an open source mobile operating system from Mozilla, based on Linux and powered by Mozilla's Gecko technology. Firefox OS. Referred to as Boot 2 Gecko or B2G (codename). On July 25, 2011, Dr. Andreas Gal, Director of Research at Mozilla Corporation, announced the "Boot to Gecko" Project (B2G) on the Mozilla. 3
  4. 4. The idea behind Firefox OS is simple: building apps for the mobile web using exactly the same tools and languages as the desktop web. Simply it's a Web App transformed in User Interface for your Smartphone. 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. 4
  5. 5. 2.Presentation Topics Gecko: Application runtime. Networking stack, graphics stack, layout engine, a JS virtual machine, and porting layers, etc. 5 Gonk: A linux kernel, hardware abstraction layer, a porting target of Gecko.
  6. 6. Web APIs :- Hosted apps Privileged apps Certified apps 6 Gaia: User interface application written in HTML on the top of the software stack. (mozChromeEvent and mozContentEvent)
  7. 7. 3.Existing Techniques 7
  8. 8. 4. Drawback of Existing 8
  9. 9. - Open source mobile operating system from Mozilla. - Boot 2 Gecko or B2G. - Firefox OS is simple to create and work on. - It is completely based on HTML5 and CSS3. -Very affordable hardware What it is… 5.Firefox OS 9
  10. 10. What it is not… - Another “walled garden” -A new ecosystem (it’s the web!) 10
  11. 11. -Firefox OS has been officially launched on 2nd July in Spain ! - ZTE Open handset Manufacturers Alcatel (TCL), LG and ZTE 11
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  13. 13. -Firefox OS has been officially launched on 12nd July in Poland ! - Alcatel One touch fire handset 13
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  15. 15. Sony preparing to launch first Firefox OS phone in India. first handset on Xperia E Sony has already released a ROM of Firefox OS for the Xperia aimed at developers and enthusiasts. Mobile partners & Hardware partners. 15
  16. 16. Firefox OS Layers… 6.Working of Firefox 16
  17. 17. Gonk Lower level operating system, consisting of a Linux kernel and Hardware. Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL). Exposes hardware API to Gecko. Gonk provides service-level daemons that handle Gecko requests for mobile phone functionality and execute commands on the underlying device. 17
  18. 18. Gecko Gecko is the name of the layout engine developed by the Mozilla Project. began at Netscape in 1997 It was originally named NGLayout. Gecko's function is to read web content, such as HTML, CSS, XUL, JavaScript, and render it on user's screen or print it. In XUL-based applications Gecko is used to render the application's user interface as well. Gecko is used in many applications, including a few browsers, such as Firefox, SeaMonkey, etc. 18
  19. 19. Gaia Gaia is the user interface level of Firefox OS. Everything that appears on the screen after Firefox OS starts up is drawn by Gaia, including the lock screen, home screen, dialer, and other applications. Gaia is written entirely in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Its only interface to the underlying operating system and hardware is through standard Web APIs, which are implemented by Gecko. 19
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  22. 22. Hosted Privileged Certified Web APIs 22
  23. 23. Web APIs (hosted apps) •Vibration API •Geolocation API •Open WebApps •Battery Status API •Push Notifications API •WebPayment •Mouse Lock API •Alarm API •WebFM API / FMRadio •IndexedDB •Proximity sensor •Network Information API 23
  24. 24. Web APIs (privileged apps) •Device Storage API •Browser API •TCP Socket API •systemXHR •Contacts API 24
  25. 25. Web APIs (certified apps) •WebTelephony •Idle API •Power Management API •Wi-Fi Information API •Camera API •Attention screen •Permissions API •WebSMS •Settings API •Mobile Connection API •WebBluetooth •Network Stats API •Time/Clock API •Voicemail 25
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  27. 27. Screenshots Home Screen Calender Firefox Marketplace Phone Clock 27
  28. 28. 7.Applications • Growing numbers of APPLICATIONS. • Ease access through default firefoxOS MARKETPLACE. • Existing development tools • OS is totally OPEN-SOURCE under Mozilla Foundation's motivation. • Works fine offline, too :-) • Optimize apps (and web rendering!) for low-end devices • Apps can be deployed freely 28
  29. 29. … I think the biggest mistake that we made, as a company , is betting too much on HTML5 as opposed to native…because it just wasn’t there. - Mark Zuckerberg, 2012 … And it's not that HTML5 is bad. I'm actually, on longterm,really excited about it. -Mark Zuckerberg, 2012 29
  30. 30. 8.Conclusion From this we conclude that Firefox OS phones are different. They’re made by a huge global community and are the only smartphones that understand and deliver what you want and need. It is easier to make an application in Firefox OS than any other OS. 30
  31. 31. 9.Referances 31
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