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Mozilla WebFWD exists to help entrepreneurs change the world through the web. To that end, we are delighted to announce our next class of teams, aka “WebFWD II.” They represent the diversity of talent and geography that comprise the global web. Over the next few weeks we’ll have them introduce themselves in their own words; until then, here’s a sneak preview, also available on our portfolio page.

codebender

codebender is a web platform for makers, hackers and artists, designed to help them develop cool new hardware-related and embedded projects fast and easy. It allows you to code on the web, using great, responsive tools. Host your Arduino sketches on the cloud, use our advanced code editor to code faster and take advantage of our next-gen compiler to debug your sketches, straight from your browser. Collaborate with the community and share ideas. When you are done, load your code to your Arduino over USB, or even through the network, using our advanced remote upload infrastructure.

Harp Platform

From the creators of PhoneGap comes a new kind of development platform that leverages the power of Dropbox to give you the easiest development solution imaginable.

Simply edit your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files in your Dropbox folder and the Harp Platform does the rest. Harp is perfect for mobile applications, documentation sites, blogs, and HTML5 presentations. Regardless of your technical acumen, you will find harp to be an indispensable tool.

Linklib

Linklib is an open, user generated library of video commentary that lets you add links to videos and send them to a second screen. A Twitter-like feed is sent to your phone or tablet in sync with the video so that the links are precisely coupled with whatever is happening on the big screen. This way you can watch a film in full screen without distractions and choose to read the links on your phone either during or after the film. Filmmakers and production companies can empower and engage their audiences with facts, deleted scenes, making-of material and commercial links. Film audiences can add facts and comments or simply dig deeper into good, reliable information about the movies, TV-shows and amateur clips they love.

OpenJumpstarts

OpenJumpstarts is an open and free marketplace for one-click web applications. Developers who build web apps and even Wordpress Themes or Drupal-based sites want other developers and users to try out their applications, but face a high barrier to entry from requirements to set up a local server, database, configurations, etc. Now with OpenJumpstarts, developers can turn their web apps into Jumpstarts; they receive a “Try it now” button to place on their website allowing any visitor to launch their app in under 30 seconds.

Sketchfab

Sketchfab is a web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without plugin. We live in a 3D world, but the web is still in 2D, and we want to change that. We think 3D models deserve something better than screenshots or videos to be shown. That’s why we created Sketchfab. We understand 3D and bring it to the web.

triv.io

Triv.io makes managing a scalable data processing pipelines dead simple. With triv.io you can transform massive amounts of poorly structured data on a regular basis. Regardless of the size and whether your data exists in log files, multiple databases or even at the end of a web API we help you store, transform and share your data with others.

Wercker

Wercker is a continuous deployment SaaS platform that helps developers reduce risk and eliminate waste in their software development process by enabling them to test and deploy their code often, in a hassle-free way. We’re building an integral platform for how software gets deployed on the internet and the cloud.