wow. such rocketbar.

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Kevin Grandon

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Jan 31, 2014, 2:56:28 PM1/31/14
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In preparation for The SystemsFE work week next week, rocketbar has been enabled by default. A rebuild or reset-gaia is required to turn the rocketbar on. You can access rocketbar by tapping or swiping down from the top left of the screen.

There's still many bugs to fix, and I'm sure that the team will be making a lot of progress next week during the work week. Feel free to ask any questions here or open a bug if you see one.

Best,
Kevin

Josh Carpenter

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Jan 31, 2014, 3:04:28 PM1/31/14
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Awesome news. That’s huge. For those of you who may not have heard of Rocket Bar before, it is essentially a system-wide search / URL bar, and the keystone of the entire Haida product vision for Firefox OS. This is a big step for us.


Josh Carpenter
UX Lead, Firefox OS
Mozilla
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Kevin Grandon

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Jan 31, 2014, 3:25:33 PM1/31/14
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Thanks Josh! Also, for those wondering, you can still access notifications by swiping down from the top right. This is being worked on, and may be moved in the near future.

I also missed this somehow: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BZJt56oCAAEWcT-.jpg

Best,
Kevin

Joshua Smith

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Jan 31, 2014, 3:40:52 PM1/31/14
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much awesome! Thank you for the great new experience!

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Josh Smith
UX Volunteer

Pavel Ivanov

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Jan 31, 2014, 3:46:12 PM1/31/14
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Amazing! :)


Regards,
Pavel Ivanov
UX Engineer at Mozilla

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To: "Josh Carpenter" <jcarp...@mozilla.com>, "Kevin Grandon" <kgra...@mozilla.com>
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Sent: Friday, January 31, 2014 10:40:52 PM
Subject: Re: wow. such rocketbar.

Kevin Grandon

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Jan 31, 2014, 3:56:14 PM1/31/14
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It's definitely been a team effort, and has required people from all over Mozilla to make it happen. Thanks to everyone in management, product, UX, engineering, and others for making this happen.

Best,
Kevin

Zac Campbell

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Feb 2, 2014, 12:06:06 PM2/2/14
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Hey guys what is the profile/data migration expectation here?

I just updated my dogfooding Peak while retaining my profile and the rocketbar doesn't swipe out. I know it's in the build because the option in the dev menu is missing and Browser is gone. I've previously enabled the rocketbar on this phone so there may be some residual settings there.

Alexandre Lissy

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Feb 2, 2014, 12:11:26 PM2/2/14
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Le 02/02/2014 18:06, Zac Campbell a écrit :
> Hey guys what is the profile/data migration expectation here?
>
> I just updated my dogfooding Peak while retaining my profile and the rocketbar doesn't swipe out. I know it's in the build because the option in the dev menu is missing and Browser is gone. I've previously enabled the rocketbar on this phone so there may be some residual settings there.

Running into the same issue right now.

For now, I worked around by hacking the Settings app and expose the
rocketbar setting:
$ git diff
diff --git a/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
b/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
index 87200c5..fba5688 100644
--- a/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
+++ b/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
@@ -117,6 +117,12 @@
<span data-l10n-id="edgesgesture-enabled">Edges gesture
enabled</span>
</label>
</li>
+ <li id="rocketbar">
+ <label class="pack-checkbox">
+ <input type="checkbox" name="rocketbar.enabled"/>
+ <span data-l10n-id="rocketbar-enabled">Rocketbar enabled</span>
+ </label>
+ </li>
<li id="continuoustransition">
<label class="pack-checkbox">
<input type="checkbox" name="continuous-transition.enabled"/>

Kevin Grandon

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Feb 2, 2014, 12:17:24 PM2/2/14
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Yup - we're working this out over IRC currently. I was under the assumption that OTA updates would handle any manifest/default settings changes, but maybe that was wishful thinking on my part :)

In any case, we're going under the assumption that a 1.4 OTA update should provide a working rocketbar. If that's not the case yet, we'll be fixing it asap.

Best,
Kevin

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Sent: Sunday, February 2, 2014 6:11:26 PM
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Alexandre Lissy

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Feb 2, 2014, 1:29:17 PM2/2/14
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One need to apply:
diff --git a/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
b/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
index 87200c5..11c5925 100644
--- a/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
+++ b/apps/settings/elements/developer.html
@@ -117,6 +117,16 @@
<span data-l10n-id="edgesgesture-enabled">Edges gesture
enabled</span>
</label>
</li>
+ <li id="rocketbar">
+ <label class="pack-checkbox">
+ <input type="checkbox" name="rocketbar.enabled"/>
+ <span data-l10n-id="rocketbar-enabled">Rocket Bar
enabled</span>
+ </label>
+ </li>
+ <li id="rocketbar-searchappurl">
+ <input type="text" name="rocketbar.searchAppURL"/>
+ <span data-l10n-id="rocketbar-searchAppURL">Rocket Bar search
app URL</span>
+ </li>
<li id="continuoustransition">
<label class="pack-checkbox">
<input type="checkbox" name="continuous-transition.enabled"/>


Then use the Developper menu to enable Rocket bar and set the URL to:
app://search.gaiamobile.org/index.html

After this, I could successfully use RocketBar !

Kyle Machulis

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Feb 3, 2014, 2:31:44 AM2/3/14
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Note that we're also working on migration steps to move data out from the old browser app to the new datastores. This will require running the FTE under update conditions to migrate data, but that part of the FTE/migration work is not done yet. I'll post more about that when it's finished and lands. :)

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> To: "Kevin Grandon" <kgra...@mozilla.com>
> Cc: "dev-gaia" <dev-...@lists.mozilla.org>
> Sent: Sunday, February 2, 2014 9:06:06 AM
> Subject: Re: wow. such rocketbar.
>
> Hey guys what is the profile/data migration expectation here?
>
> I just updated my dogfooding Peak while retaining my profile and the
> rocketbar doesn't swipe out. I know it's in the build because the option in
> the dev menu is missing and Browser is gone. I've previously enabled the
> rocketbar on this phone so there may be some residual settings there.
>
>
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