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Learning Firefox OS Application Development by Tanay Pant

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Porting existing web apps to Firefox OS

Now, you will be study how to port existing web applications to Firefox OS; that is, how to make Firefox OS applications out of them. We will go through the workflow of converting a web application to a Firefox OS application, based on the differences that you studied in the previous chapters. Here, we will use the example of Clickr (which was originally a web application and is still live at http://stockwolf.net/clickr/) and see how we converted this to a Firefox OS app. The web application looks like the following:

Porting existing web apps to Firefox OS

Conversion of a web app to a hosted Firefox OS application

To convert a regular web application ...

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