Dear Add-on authors: Firefox 3.6 beta1 is out! It’s time to start checking your compatibility with 3.6 and updating your add-on if necessary. The add-on review queues are normally very busy during update times, so you should follow these guidelines to make sure your add-on stays up to date and it doesn’t have to wait… Continue reading
Posts from October, 2009
Tuesday night was our first Bay Area Add-ons Meetup since starting the group, and we had a great turn out (around 40 people) with lots of interest from both existing add-on developers and folks interested in add-ons. Based on feedback from our meetups across the country over the last few months, we decided to try… Continue reading
As a quick reminder, our rescheduled Bay Area Add-ons Meetup is tomorrow night at 7pm at Mozilla HQ in Mountain View, California. Stop by to talk about add-ons (and get free sushi!). Please RSVP if you plan on coming.
Weeks before every Firefox release comes a huge effort from Mozilla encouraging add-on developers to make sure their extensions and themes are updated to work with the upcoming version. This often results in a last-minute rush of submissions right when the new version of Firefox and Thunderbird are released. As an experiment in ways to… Continue reading
About a year ago, Mozilla Labs launched Personas, a way to easily create and install lightweight themes for Firefox and Thunderbird. Over 9 million downloads and 30,000 Personas later, we’ve included them on AMO as a new way to personalize your browser. Simply click the Personas category on the left side of AMO and you’ll… Continue reading
We canceled last week’s Add-ons Meetup due to bad weather in the area, but have rescheduled it for next Tuesday, October 27. If you’ll be in the Mountain View area next Tuesday, please RSVP and stop by for free food and add-ons discussion! For more information on the event, see our meetup page.
Since the Contributions Pilot launched in July, we’ve been working hard to improve this feature and understand its impact on the community. Since we launched the Contributions Dashboards in early September, we’ve been able to look at the data and gather our findings. One of the first questions that developers want to know is whether… Continue reading
Come join us at the new Mozilla HQ in Mountain View for some BBQ and a schedule that’s light on presentation and heavy on interaction. Sign up here. Festivities start at 7 and end at 9, hope to see you there! Edit: due to the biggest storm since 1962, we’ve postponed the event. Stay tuned… Continue reading
With the Extend Firefox contest over, I wanted to see where entries were coming from so I created some quick charts that show which countries were represented via the various submissions: These charts show me we need stronger developer outreach outside of North America & Europe. South America, for example, is a hot bed of… Continue reading
There’s been interest lately around the SkipScreen add-on and we’re happy to report that we will continue to list this add-on on our site. We continue to support add-on developers like SkipScreen and work hard to provide the best selection of browser add-ons on the Web.