Workshop On Privacy,Security & Webmaking

February 8 2012

Workshop On Privacy,Security & Webmaking At CMCS College,Nashik

This was the second workshop On Privacy,Security & Webmaking in cmcs college,this time the event was just for the interested students.

And just a little notice for the participating students:

Ankit started over the session by introducing mozilla to the students and told the meaning of open source and open web.

And he asked: “Is the Web today really an open web??”

The answer for the Question was “NO” and the reason behind this answer was discussed.

As ankit finished,Mayur had an entry.

Mayur introduced the students with the Webmaker and the different webmaking tools such as:

  • X-Ray Goggles
  • Thimble
  • Popcorn Maker

After the introduction it was time to study them,experience them.

The features of X-Ray goggles and how to use them were told to the students.

mayur with an example showed the working of X-Ray Goggles to the students.
he visited the wikipedia web page and searched for a topic, for example sachin tendulkar.

and showed the working of the x-ray goggles tool by editing the text the images of the web page and how to publish the edited page.

After the example it was time for the practical session for the students.
the students were told to edit any website using the tool and publish it.

while performing the practicals many Questions were asked by the students and which were solved by the mozillians.

As the Practical session was over khushal entered and introduced the students with the different permissions that a webpage has and how can we change the permissions. what are the cookies what does the cookies do.

khusal also told how we can we view the saved username and password in the browser,this made the students aware that it is easy to access the stored password so we should avoid storing them.

as khushal finished. It was time for the refreshment break, the students were served with samosa.

After the refreshing break,
ankit was back again.
he showed the students how to view a web page in a 3-D view,following simple steps:

  • Right click on any webpage
  • Click on inspect Elements
  • Click on 3-D view

And there comes the 3-D view of the webpage:

After ankit, vishal came and introduced the private browsing tab and its features to the students.

There are three ways to open the private tab:

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button and select New Private Window.
  2. Press ctrl+shift+p
  3. Type about:privatebrowsing in the address bar.

What are the features of private browsing:

  • No pages will be added to the list of sites in the History menu, the Library window’s history list.
  • Nothing you enter into text boxes on web pages or the Search Bar will be saved.
  • No new passwords will be saved.
  • No downloads will be visible in the download manager.
  • No cookies would be saved.

ankit again returend to explain the difference bettween “http” and “https”

Is the webpage we are visiting secure or not? and how to check it!!

The use of LightBeam Add-On was also explain.

THE STARS OF TODAY’S EVENT

  • ANKIT GADGIL
  • VISHAL CHAVAN
  • MAYUR PATIL
  • KHUSHAL KARIYA

FUN MOVEMENT AT THE END OF THE EVENT :

HAD AN AWESOME EVENT, ENJOYED A LOT…!!

MOZILLA,MOZILLA FIREFOX AND WEBMAKER ROCKS!!!

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