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Some new Marketplace dashboards

Cross posting from a mailing list: I’m pleased to present a couple of dashboards I made over the break for the Marketplace. Behold: 1) How many bugs were closed this week? https://metaplace.paas.allizom.org/bugskiosk/ I actually had the code for that one already laying around, so that was just to see if Andy was taking pull requests […]

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A successful first FLOSSHack

A few months ago Tim Morgan emailed the Portland OWASP chapter and suggested that we organize a meeting where everyone could get together and audit some existing software. When vulnerabilities were found we would follow the responsible disclosure life cycle and notify the maintainers before publicly disclosing. It would be a fun way to spend […]

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How to get a development instance of AMO set up in about 10 minutes

Last year we set up landfill.amo to give contributors an easy base to set up the addons.mozilla.org site. Easy is relative here, of course, but it was a big leap over what we had at the time. Kumar leapfrogged that milestone by adding Vagrant configuration scripts to our repository. Now you can have a running […]

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AMO 2011 Development Visualized

I was playing around with gource this weekend while watching the TSL 3 Finals and pointed it at addons.mozilla.org’s source repository. I sped it up to display 1 day of commits per second and piped it all to ffmpeg to make a video. It turned out pretty well so here is addons.mozilla.org development so far […]

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Welcome to the Landfill

Anyone who has tried to set up AMO knows it’s no walk in the park even with the respectable amount of documentation. There are two big stumbling blocks: the database is large and complex, and a portion of the site functionality is still in PHP. Django’s syncdb can make a database, but the relationships in […]

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Status Watch: An add-on for noticing HTTP error codes

Often on complex pages with many assets it can be easy to overlook assets which don’t load. Usually they are minor JS, CSS, or tracking pixels which aren’t noticed until you’ve spent way too long trying to track down the problem (or a month later you log into your stats dashboard to discover you haven’t […]

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