Mozilla is to launch a new product dubbed
Mozilla Webmaker, which aims to get the vast number of Web users involved in the
actual coding of the web.In a 22 May post about the new project, Matt Thompson,
Mozilla's communications director, said the goal of Mozilla Webmaker is to help
millions of people move from using the web to making the web. Not everyone
should learn to code, but if it's on your list of priorities you've got a friend
They've just announced a program called
Webmaker that aims to teach the average user to create rather than consume.
While the lessons are still forthcoming, you can join or create a "code party"
to learn with others so you're not going it alone. So what is a code party,
We're inviting everyone to join or volunteer at free local events and teach-ins
around the world. With new Webmaker tools, event kits and starter projects
designed to make it easy, social and fun. We'll end with a big wrap-up September