Doug Turner (Mozilla)

Doug Turner
Born (1975-01-26) January 26, 1975 (age 48)
Alma materSan Jose State
SpouseMarcie Turner
ChildrenDylan Turner
Madison Turner

Doug Turner is the ex-Director of Engineering at Mozilla Corporation and long-time contributor to Mozilla. The Mozilla Foundation hired Turner in December 2004 to work full-time on mobile projects such as Minimo and Mozilla Joey. He was the Foundation's 12th hire. Turner was previously employed by Netscape before the creation of the Mozilla Foundation.

Doug Turner invented Geolocation[failed verification] on the Web, Device Orientation on the web[citation needed], and is a leader in device access.[failed verification][unreliable source?] Doug Turner invented Simple Push Notifications.[failed verification][failed verification] Push Notification are a way for application developers to send messages to their web applications.

Doug Turner was the maintainer of the now-defunct Minimo project and worked on its successor Firefox for mobile[citation needed]. Doug Turner led the effort to rewrite the Firefox Mobile browser in order to improve performance, responsiveness, and memory usage.[failed verification]

Doug Turner left Mozilla in September 2016.

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