Mozilla, the organization behind the popular Firefox web browser, yesterday formally unveiled Project Things, "an open framework for connecting your devices to the web." Created with the goal of creating a decentralized IoT, Mozilla announced its intent to build such a framework last year.
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| Mozilla Web of Thing Websocket ||Mozilla Web Thing provides a WebSocket service to make multiple requests to the Web Thing API, and that allows access to notifications for Web Thing events in real time. The "webthing" WebSocket...||Internet of Things||05.14.2019|
| Mozilla Web of Thing||The Mozilla Web of Thing API allows you to extend the web of pages into a web of things by giving connected devices URLs on the World Wide Web. This will allow the web to be used as a unifying...||Internet of Things||05.13.2019|
| Mozilla UserScripts WebExtensions||The Mozilla UserScripts WebExtensions API allows you to run third party scripts for extensions in isolated sandboxes, and assists in getting those extensions implemented and into Firefox. An...||Browsers||03.27.2019|
| Mozilla Web Animations||The Web Animations concept allows you to synchronize and time changes to a Web page’s presentation. It uses a combination of the Timing Model and the Animation Model to implement the synchronization...||Animation||02.17.2018|
| Mozilla Contacts||The Mozilla Contacts API supports the management of contacts stored in the address book of a mobile device. Developers use the API to integrate tools that allow users to access and manipulate...||Contacts||02.08.2017|
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IoT announcements are routinely void of any discussion about developers or open APIs. It's as if the so-called IoT industry is destined to repeat the proprietary mistakes of its technology predecessors even when it's surrounded by current examples of the industry's commoditizing forces at work.