Deploying the MakeAPI to Heroku

For the past three weeks I've been working on a new tool for Mozilla Webmaker. It is called the Make API. As Webmaker grows and more tools and more people create awesome content, we need a way to help them (and ourselves) share and organize this data efficiently. The Make…

Google Maps Update Function

Today I landed a patch I had been working on for roughly 3 months. Now, it's not like I worked on it every day, but it has taken a lot of work to get it done, and I think it really makes the experience of adding a Google Map to…

How to: Popcorn Maker - YouTube Upload Tool

Over the past 2 months, the Popcorn Maker team has been working really hard to develop new and exciting features for the app. Recently part of this work has involved trying out an experimental feature from YouTube that lets a user record a video from their webcam and upload it…

Moar PDF.js and Popcorn Maker

Last week I wrote about my addition of a PDF.js plugin to Popcorn Maker. I took some time today to hack on it some more and I figured it was worthwhile to outline what I have accomplished thus far. I had pretty much gotten the plugin into a working…