Lightbeam – Tooltips (SVG)

In this blog post I want to share my lessons learned from creating tooltips for the Lightbeam visualisations. Visualisations are the major part of this Outreachy - Lightbeam internship. We use D3-force to create a simulation for an array of nodes (websites), compose the desired forces, and then listen for tick events to render the nodes as they update. When we started,... Continue Reading →

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Lightbeam – Behind the scenes

It's more than 2 weeks now. I haven't had the time to write anything down. So here's a quick post on what's happening! San Fransisco - Mozilla All Hands 2017 Before The week of June 26 - 30 was Mozilla All Hands 2017 at San Fransisco. It was my first time into the United States... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – ‘tale of 2 stores’

Thanks to Bianca, my fellow Outreachy-Lightbeam project partner for coining the above title in her blog and asking me questions to explain about the bug(PR) I recently fixed for Lightbeam. I  started explaining her last evening via quick diagrams and I already had an idea to make my next blog post colourful 😉 I have... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam 2.0 – MVP

It's been 4 weeks now, since we started working on Lightbeam 2.0. And we have an MVP! Here are my earlier posts on Outreachy and Lightbeam: Outreachy – suspense unfolds Lightbeam – why & what Lightbeam – Q & A The first milestone in this internship is this initial MVP. Every time, I and Bianca... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – Q & A

The Mozilla Learning Network rallies and connects leaders who want to advance the promise of the Internet for learning in a networked world. This is done by fuelling new approaches to digital learning through Mozilla Hives, Clubs and Gigabit cities. As part of the Internet Health Basics learning activity, there is a module on Privacy and... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – why & what

Lightbeam is a key tool for Mozilla to educate the public about privacy. In this blog post, you will know why I chose Lightbeam and what does it do. As I was browsing through the Outreachy project list, Lightbeam caught my attention for the following reasons: front-end web development (all things JavaScript) visualisations (D3.js) a... Continue Reading →

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