Add-ons Blog

Posts from March, 2011

Updated Skype Toolbar Extension Available

On January 20th, 2011, the Skype Toolbar extension was added to Firefox’s add-on blocklist for causing Firefox to crash and imparting a significant performance hit on DOM manipulation. We’ve been in contact with Skype since that time, and have provided information to identify the crashes our users are seeing, along with suggested methods to reduce… Continue reading

Categories: general

Add-ons Review Update – Week of 2011/03/01

Summary These posts written every 2 weeks explain the current state of add-on reviews and other information relevant to add-on developers. Nominations at the moment are being processed slower than usual. The new review system required hundreds of add-on developers to renominate their add-ons, which has placed a large workload on the editor team. Nominations… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation, policy

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.0b3

The Jetpack team is pleased to announce the release of Add-on SDK 1.0b3. This version, the third in the series of beta releases of Mozilla’s downloadable software development kit for building Firefox add-ons, includes better documentation, new features, and a bunch of bug fixes. Notable improvements include: The documentation has been reorganized, restyled, and expanded… Continue reading

Categories: general, jetpack, releases