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Posts from 2011

Toolbar bug in themes in Firefox 8 for Mac OS X Lion

Theme developer (and AMO Editor) KLB reported this bug after some discussions we had at MozCamp EU. It was a regression caused by the fix for this other bug, which is just a minor toolbar update for Mac OS X Lion. The culprit bug fix includes the following override: override chrome://browser/skin/Toolbar.png chrome://browser/skin/lion/Toolbar.png os=Darwin osversion>=10 This… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers

SDK Hack day: what to expect

In just over a week the Jetpack project will be hosting an SDK hack day in Mountain View. I’ve decided to keep the event’s format as flexible as possible so as to make sure we can accommodate various levels of experience: If you’re a web developer curious about branching out and hacking the browser, we… Continue reading

Categories: events, general, jetpack, sdk

Jetpack Project: weekly update for Nov. 8, 2011

Project News Alex and I are presenting on upcoming SDK Localization features this weekend at MozCamp EU in Berlin, as part of an exciting add-on related track! The SDK hack Day in Mountain View on November 19th is coming up fast! Register here. Quick Stats Total open bugs: 209 Bugs created this week: 9 Bugs… Continue reading

Categories: general

Firefox 8 is Coming!

Firefox 8 is scheduled to be released next Tuesday, November 8, so we wanted to remind those of you who need to bump the compatibility of your add-on to do so soon! If you fall into this group, please be sure to read our update on Firefox 8 compatibility here. Also, this blog post has… Continue reading

Categories: compatibility, developers, releases

FSOSS Slides online

I presented a talk at FSOSS in Toronto this weekend on the Add-on SDK. I blogged about the conference over on my personal blog, but I just wanted to post here as well and point out that the slides for my talk are online: For maximum enjoyment you should: make sure you are running… Continue reading

Categories: events, jetpack, sdk

Add-ons Update – Week of 2011/10/26

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. The Review Queues Nominations for full review at the moment are being processed slower than usual. Most nominations are taking about 5 weeks to review. Most updates are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Jetpack Project: weekly update for Oct. 25 2011

Project News SDK 1.2.1 released Wednesday Oct. 19 to address a critical issue. I’m giving an SDK talk this Saturday at Seneca College’s annual Free Software and Open Source Symposium in Toronto. Interesting comparison of browser extension tech from the author of MediaPlus Meeting Brief SDK: Shipped 1.2.1 Wednesday plans to land new Loader soon.… Continue reading

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Categories: builder, events, general, jetpack, sdk

Be part of the next Featured Add-ons board

Help us choose the next Featured Add-ons Becoming a featured add-on guarantees downloads and notoriety, and many add-ons, especially start-ups, see it as crucial in order for their add-on to succeed. In addition, end users see this list as a safe place to start with add-ons and trust Mozilla to feature great add-ons that work… Continue reading

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