As we’re closing in on the end of an amazing year in add-ons, we’ve finished a few new features which we think will bring some holiday cheer to the lives of add-on developers and users alike. Beta Channels Our add-ons platform has been around for years, and there are quite a few add-ons which could… Continue reading
Posts from 2009
We regularly rotate the add-ons we recommend on AMO to help our users discover what’s great on AMO. These lists are a combination of established add-ons which may have been featured previously, as well as new add-ons getting recommended for the very first time. New Featured Add-ons: ReminderFox Google Shortcuts WOT RSS Ticker EchoFon VideoSurf… Continue reading
Firefox 3.6 & Mobile are just around the corner. Join us for an open house at Mozilla to get your existing add-ons 3.6 and mobile ready. We’ll have desktop and mobile add-on developers on hand to answer questions and help brainstorm new add-on ideas. And no worries, it won’t be all work and no play!… Continue reading
We’re looking for a stellar marketeer to join the Add-ons team. As readers of this blog know, Add-ons are an integral part of the Firefox experience for millions of users worldwide. If you’re a fan of Add-ons and you are great at marketing, we’d like to meet you. More details below: Responsibilities: Build deep consumer… Continue reading
The results are in for the Extend Firefox 3.5 contest- check them out at the Extend Firefox Blog!
When the AMO Statistics Dashboard was first released, it contained views for all of the data available from add-on update pings at the time. With the release of Firefox 3 in mid-2008, however, a locale parameter was added to indicate the user’s browser locale. We recently added support for this to our stats dashboard, so… Continue reading
Jennifer Boriss has posted on her blog about some ideas we’ve been working on with the Firefox and User Experience teams for redesigning the Firefox Add-ons Manager. If you’re interested in the future of the Add-ons Manager, be sure to check it out!
Help turn the open Web into a rich learning environment and explore new possibilities for using Firefox add-ons to support learning online, as part of the the Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge sponsored by the Mozilla Foundation with support from the MacArthur Foundation. Designers, educators and software developers who want to turn their innovative ideas… Continue reading
A few weeks ago, we launched the Add-on Compatibility Reporter, a way for Firefox users to let us know if their incompatible add-ons were working properly or having issues. As of tonight, we’ve received 25,000 reports on 2,000 add-ons for Firefox 3.6 betas alone! We just dispatched emails to the developers of those add-ons as… Continue reading