On November 28, Myk Melez closed pull request 270, which added the new ‘simple-prefs’ module to the Addon SDK. This addition to the SDK’s addon-kit apis is special for a couple of reasons: The ability to add a simple preferences panel to an SDK-based add-on has been a major gap in functionality in the SDK.… Continue reading
Posts from December, 2011
I post these updates every 3 weeks to inform add-on developers about the status of the review queues, add-on compatibility, and other happenings in the add-ons world. AMO Outage We had a significant outage on our site (and others) earlier this week, which affected some add-on operations such as compatibility checks. AMO is back to… Continue reading
Project News As Justin Scott noted here, addons.mozilla.org was down yesterday for some time or was responding very slowly. This seems to have been resolved but Mozilla IT is continuing to monitor the situation. We will be releasing the first beta build of Addon SDK 1.4 some time today. Watch for announcements on the google… Continue reading
addons.mozilla.org and many other Mozilla services are currently experiencing a network outage. Mozilla IT is actively working to restore service, and you can view the current status here. Thanks for your patience.
Firefox 10 was pushed to the Aurora channel a few weeks ago, so it’s time again to round up all bugs that could be breaking add-on compatibility. It’s a pretty long list this time, but most are removals of obscure and rarely-used XPCOM and DOM interfaces. As usual, you should check Firefox 10 for Developers… Continue reading