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Armen Zambrano G. (armenzg)
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Try out the new and awesome Firefox (codename Quantum)
Intentionally calling the upcoming Firefox the "new and awesome" because it has changed so much and it is so much faster. The final version will be out in November, however, you can start trying it right now and you will enjoy every browsing moment from her...

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Looking back - 2017 edition
Around this time of the year Mozilla employees are evaluated to see if there are any compensation changes or promotions. It is also during this time we're encouraged to look back and reflect on what we have accomplished. Partly to help drive conversations. ...

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Docker image to generate allthethings.json
I've created a lot of hackery in the past ( mozci ) based on Release Engineering's allthethings.json file  as well as improving the code to generate it reliably. This file contains metadata about the Buildbot setup and the relationship between builders (a b...

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Screencast: How to green up Firefox test jobs on new infrastructure
In this blog post I go over the basics of investigating if a new platform on the continous integration system is ready to run Firefox test jobs. In this case we look at Windows 7 and Windows 10 jobs on TaskCluster. Some issues are on the actually machines (...

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Usability improvements for Firefox automation initiative - Status update #8
NEW: * Debugging on remote workers is not a main priority for this quarter since it got completed * We've added investigating hyper chunking On this update we will look at the progress made in the last two weeks. This quarter’s main focus is on improving en...

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Usability improvements for Firefox automation initiative - Status update #7
On this update we will look at the progress made in the last two weeks. A reminder that this quarter’s main focus is on: Debugging tests on interactive workers (only Linux on TaskCluster) Improve end to end times on Try (Thunder Try project) For all bugs an...

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[NEW] Added build status updates - Usability improvements for Firefox automation initiative - Status update #6
[NEW] Starting on this newsletter we will start giving you build automation improvements since they help with the end to end time of your pushes On this update we will look at the progress made in the last two weeks. A reminder that this quarter’s main focu...

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Increasing test coverage
Last quarter I spent some time increasing mozci's test coverage. Here are some notes I took to help me remember in the future how to do it. Here's some of what I did: Read Python's page about increasing test coverage I wanted to learn what core Python recom...

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Usability improvements for Firefox automation initiative - Status update #2
On this update, we will look at the progress made since our initial update. A reminder that this quarter’s main focus is on: Debugging tests on interactive workers (only Linux on TaskCluster) Improve end to end times on Try (Thunder Try project) For all bug...

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Mozci and pulse actions contributions opportunities
We've recently finished a season of feature development adding TaskCluster support to add new jobs to Treeherder on pulse_actions. I'm now looking at what optimizations or features are left to complete. If you would like to contribute feel free to let me kn...
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