Add-ons Blog

Posts from April, 2012

Tell us about your favorite add-ons for a chance to win one of three Android tablets!

Update: The winners have been chosen! In 200 words or less, tell us how your favorite Firefox Add-on makes your day more productive, saves you money, or just makes you happy. A special panel of judges will pick 10 finalists, and the AMO community will pick 3 winners. Each winner will receive an Android tablet… Continue reading

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Categories: contests, end users, general

Jetpack Project: weekly update for April 17, 2012

Project News Alex recently created the locale-updater extension to aid in localizing SDK-based add-ons, and longtime l10n contributor Jean-Bernard Marcon blogged about the workflow for localizing SDK-based add-ons using Alex’s add-on over on the Babelzilla blog. I wrote up a quick review of dotjs, an SDK-based add-on by Mozilla webdev Ricky Rosario that makes browser… Continue reading

Categories: builder, developers, events, general, jetpack, sdk

Add-ons Update – Week of 2012/04/13

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 Most nominations for full review are taking less than 3 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 10 days. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.6.1

While releasing version 1.6 of the Add-on SDK, a contributor, Mingyi Liu, found a minor memory leak (bug 740689). We have since fixed this leak and are today announcing the release of version 1.6.1 of the Add-on SDK. You can grab the updated version of the SDK as a zip file or tarball and replace… Continue reading

Categories: general