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Mozilla Sri Lanka community meetup

Mozilla Sri Lanka community members get together to discuss about the current status and potential improvements of the community. The meeting started at 12 noon and lasted for around four and half hours was held at Excel world, Colombo on 19th April 2014.


  • Danishka Navin
  • Ruwan Ranganath
  • Kalpa Welivitigoda
  • Malinda Prasad
  • Akalanka Herath
  • Gayan Kalhara
  • Lahiru Himesh Madusanka
  • Pasindu Kavinda


  • Panchali Shalloma
  • Harshani Nawarathna
  • Rohana Dasanayake
  • Sarveswaran K

Things discussed

  • Improvements to portal and make it ready by 28th April (before the Firefox 29 Lanuch)
  • identified accounts to be create for content contributors
  • integration of social media
  • allocated different teams to look in to different aspects of the portal such as articles, social media etc.
  • Localization status of Firefox Desktop and Firefox OS
  • Events
  • National School of Business Management (NSBM), Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
  • will be held on the 4th of May
  • Australis launch party
  • Web apps and Firefox OS introduction session
  • Introduction to Mozilla Sri Lanka
  • Kingswood College, Kandy
  • will be held in the last week of May as a session in the IT day of the college
  • Introduction to HTML5 and web apps


Events Planned

  1. i) Firefox 29 (Australis) launch


University Events

  • Web Apps workshop for selected universities
  • NSBM
  • IIT
  • UoM?
  • UoJaffna?
  • RUSL

** Danishka will check the posibility of having enough keaon devices before running university trainings, at least for Mozilla Sri Lanka community memebers who work on FirefoxOS related activities

School Events

  • HTML5 + JavaScripting based web development training for school students (from selected schools
  • Trainers will be identifies during the University workshop series
  • Kurunegala Maliyadewa
  • Kingswood College, Kandy
  • Bandarawela Central
  • Fergosan Girls College, Rathnapura
  • Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda
  • Richmand College, Galle
  • Bandaranayake College, Gampaha

The meetup was followed by lunch.


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