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Posts from October, 2012

Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 16

Firefox 16 will be released next week. Here’s the list of changes that went into Firefox 16 that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 16 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Mass CSS unprefixing. A very large number of CSS properties are no longer prefixed, so some… Continue reading

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Categories: compatibility, developers, documentation

A lifecycle for the Add-on SDK’s APIs

Until now we’ve not had a very well-defined lifecycle for APIs in the Add-on SDK. We’ve said, broadly, that APIs in the addon-kit package are “supported”, meaning we won’t change them “unless absolutely necessary”, while APIs in the lower-level api-utils package are “not fully stabilized”, meaning that we expect to make incompatible changes to them.… Continue reading

Categories: developers, general, jetpack, sdk