MozClass: Web Edition (Day Five)

The MozClass: Web Edition (Day Five ) event held on the 13th of February, 2016 at the AITI Laboratory, Computer Building, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. It was the final session of the Five-Week long MozClass: Web Edition event.

 

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The session was anchored by Michael Okuboyejo, of the IEEE OAU Student Branch. It was titled ‘Intro to GIT’ and was based on introducing participants to Version Control Systems.

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Participants were able to install the various tools needed for the session in order to follow through the interactive session. Basic GIT commands were introduced to the participants. They were also able to create GH-Pages for themselves in order to host their personal projects on.

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The event marked the end of the Five-Week long event that had been on since 2015. Special thanks goes to Nacoss OAU, IEEE OAU, TJ Lee and other members of the OAU Firefox Club  for their support. The event was AWESOME!!! 🙂

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MozClass: Web Edition (Day Four)

The Day Four session of the MozClass: Web Edition event held on the 6th of February, 2016 at the AITI Laboratory, Computer Building, Obafemi Awolowo University. It held successfully after it had been postponed for a while due to the Mid-Semester Break that occurred towards the end of the year 2015.

A brief recap of the first 3 sessions was carried out and participants that just joined were able to catch up. It lasted for about 3 hours after which some participants displayed the personal projects that they have been working on.

Thanks to Nacoss OAU and IEEE OAU for their support.

MozClass: Web Edition (Day Three)

The MozClass: Web Edition (Day Three) event held on the 28th of November, 2015 at AITI laboratory, Computer Building, Obafemi Awolowo University. It was the third of the six-week series. It was based on JavaScript.

The event started with a recap of what was done last week during the HTML and CSS session. Questions asked by the participants were answered to by the instructors before the day’s session began.

 

The main session was based on JavaScript. The instructor for the day, Funso Popoola covered key JavaScript aspects such as variables, data types, arrays, functions, anonymous functions, DOM manipulation using Web Console and debugging.

 

Based on the knowledge acquired from the HTML, CSS and JavaScript sessions, participants selected projects they would work on individually. These projects will be presented on the Day Six of the ongoing MozClass: Web Edition event.

 

The day’s session was AMAZING and full of FUN :). Special thanks to National Association of Computer Science Students OAU Chapter( NACOSS OAU) and IEEE OAU Student Branch.

 

 

MozClass: Web Edition (Day Two)

The MozClass: Web Edition (Day Two) event held on the 21st of November, 2015 at AITI laboratory, Computer Building, Obafemi Awolowo University. It was the second of the six-week series. It was based on HTML and CSS.

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Leye Odumuyiwa, the current Club Lead introduced the participants to HTML. The session was interactive and the participants were taken through the basics of HTML such as tags, attributes and values.

Matthew Mayaki, the current Event Management Lead engaged the participants in a hands-on session with HTML and CSS. The hands-on session focused on aspects such as DOM Elements, CSS Styles, linking CSS Styles to HTML documents. He also talked about the CSS Box Model, Classes and IDs etc.

At the end of the hacking session, the participants understood the concepts of web design with HTML and CSS. Response from the participants after the event was AWESOME. :). At the end of the day, they had learnt how to build for the Open Web.

We also took group pictures 😀

 

MozClass: Web Edition (Day One)

The MozClass: Web Edition event (held at AITI laboratory, Computer Building, Obafemi Awolowo University) was directed at beginners in Web Design and Development. The event is expected to span a total of six weeks. Day One was held on the 14th of November, 2015.

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OAU Firefox Club partnered with National Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS) and IEEE OAU Student Branch to host this event. The turnout of attendees for the event was lovely. Students from all levels were in attendance.


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Leye Odumuyiwa, Club Lead of OAU Firefox Club gave a speech on topics such as Becoming a Firefox Student Ambassador, What do we mean by Mozilla and Firefox, Firefox OS and also on Webmaker Tools. He also talked extensively on the usage of X-Ray Googles and Thimble. He also took the attendees through a hands-on session on how the webmaker tools work. The link to the presentation slide is http://www.slideshare.net/odumuyiwaleye/mozclass-web-edition-day-one

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The sessions ended after the questions asked by the attendees were answered. The attendees were also reminded of the next event themed “MozClass: Web Edition (Day Two)” that will hold on the 21st of November, 2015 at the same venue. The next event will be a hands-on session on HTML and CSS.

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The event can to an end after refreshments was served and Firefox Swag were distributed. Group pictures were also taken after the event 🙂


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Special thanks to members of OAU Firefox Club Executive Board, NACOSS, IEEE and GDG OAU for making this event a success. Also want to appreciate the effort of Ting Jung (TJ) Lee, Community Manager, Mozilla.


The photos taken are available here: https://goo.gl/photos/48sS39gqy7YiJVkh7

MozCafe at OAU Firefox Club

For those that do not know, a MozCafe event is an informal meeting of Mozillians. More information can be found here.

This was the MozCafe event ever in Nigeria. It was organised by OAU Firefox Club at the Obafemi Awolowo University. The event was organised on the 11th of September, 2015 at Jo’s Indulge, New Buka, Obafemi Awolowo University.

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The event started at 6:00pm and the attendees introduced themselves to each other. You could feel the high energy for all of the students! We had attendees from the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and The Faculty of Technology. After the introduction, the Club Lead went ahead to talk about the FSA program, Firefox Clubs, and the Club Executive Board.

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Five Club Executive positions were available and the attendees moved swiftly to fill these positions.

The positions each person occupied are as followed:

  1. Marketing Lead  –  Ikenna Nwankiti
  2. Publicity Lead  –  David Adesina
  3. Membership Lead  –  Deji Odumuyiwa
  4. Developer Relations Lead  –  Stephen Solomon
  5. Web Education Lead  –  Ugonna Utulor

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After the Club Executive positions were filled, we discussed about Firefox OS, App of the Month Challenge, Windows 10 Campaign and MozTour. After that we moved into the Question and Answers section and the attendees asked questions based on what was discussed.

We had Pizza as refreshment and it was delicious :). Overall such a successful event meeting and starting a new club!

Special thanks to Ting Jung (TJ) Lee.

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