Add-ons Blog

Posts from April, 2009

Come to our Add-ons Meetup

On May 26 at 7pm we’re going to host the inaugural Add-ons meetup here at Mozilla. We’ll serve pizza and refreshments and give you a little presentation on what we’ve done so far in add-ons as well as what we plan on doing in the future. We’d love to hear your feedback! For now we’ll… Continue reading

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Indonesia Mozilla add-ons presentation – April 24

Re-posted from Gen Kanai’s post the Mozilla in Asia blog: I am happy to announce that our localizer for Bahasa Indonesia Firefox, Romi Hardiyanto, is giving a presentation on Mozilla Add-ons development at Information System Department Park, ITS Campus Sukolilo, Surabaya, Indonesia on April 24th at 14:00. Similar details are at Spread Firefox: Indonesia Mozilla… Continue reading

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Developer call: Mozilla/Maemo Danish Weekend

The Maemo and Mozilla projects are organizing a joint developer camp in Copenhagen the last weekend of May. If you are interested in Fennec, Fennec add-ons and Maemo 5 applications this call is for you! The meeting is open and free, but registration is required. When: May 30-31 + Friday night party (29th). Where: IT… Continue reading

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Adding-on to yesterday’s post

Yesterday, we announced that we were renaming Firefox Add-ons to Firefox Change-arounds. After the outpouring of feedback to our announcement post, we’ve decided to reverse the name change and go back to “add-ons”. An additional factor in making this decision was that it’s no longer April Fool’s Day. As a few commenters noted, we would… Continue reading

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Changing things around

Add-on. Add-in. Plug-in. Extension. These are all words that describe third-party pieces of software added to a browser to enhance functionality. Different platforms call it different things. In the world of Mozilla, “add-on” is an umbrella term encompassing extensions, themes, dictionaries, language packs, plug-ins, and search providers. But is it the correct term? Suppose we… Continue reading

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