Monthly Archives: August 2011

Open source

http://opalang.org/ Looks pretty interesting… http://opensource.com/ http://www.opensource.org/ http://opensourcematters.org/ http://www.oswd.org/ I always <3'ed Gimp: http://www.gimp.org/ Apple on Open Source: http://developer.apple.com/opensource/ MS w/ Cloud computing: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/openness/default.aspx Adobe with Open Source: http://opensource.adobe.com/wiki/display/flexsdk/Flex+SDK IBM with Open Source: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/ xkcd on Open Source: http://xkcd.com/225/ Government on … Continue reading

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Crash Reporting

I get the feeling that some people wonder what goes in the crash reporting. I’ll just spell it out here so I can just say, read my blog. (side note: I used to hate that when trying to strike a … Continue reading

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What makes a good QA?

That sometimes gets into interview questions… and I came to think about it some. What makes a good QA in my opinion, is a person that can methodically collect all unbiased data without prejudice, do analysis (whether it’s risk or … Continue reading

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Talk about timing:

* An article written by a fellow mozillian: Android/ARM Firefox Performance: where we are and where to go (on a similar topic) Wall flower Also in terms of crashing, sometimes the chipset makes a difference: hummingbird-vs-snapdragon-vs-omap-vs-tegra-2-arm-chips-explained Some of the crashes … Continue reading

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Mondays…

Mondays are generally booked with meetings from 9 to 2: Mobile Triage QA meeting Crashkill : https://wiki.mozilla.org/CrashKill Moco: https://wiki.mozilla.org/WeeklyUpdates/ 1 hr for lunch Then the Pancake Weekly meeting. I spend the rest of the time reading through emails, bugzilla, and … Continue reading

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What got me into QA/Bug Reporting

I used to do tech support for a number of years for various companies. What I liked about Tech Support is that I got to listen to customers and how they use the software/hardware and some of the interesting projects … Continue reading

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So…

Working on some projects here at Mozilla: I’m working on Fennec, Firefox for mobile. With the project, I’ve started to concentrate on memory issues and crashing issues. (IMO) Since memory is a resource that’s very important on a mobile device, … Continue reading

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