Add-ons Blog

Posts by Jeff Griffiths

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.16!

I’m pleased to announce the immediate availability of Add-on SDK 1.16! You can download the SDK directly in either zip or tarball format. This is a minor release meant to provide compatibility with Firefox 29 and a smooth development experience when using the new Australis UI apis I featured in my previous post. In addition,… Continue reading

Categories: general

Add-on Builder

On Tuesday January 7th we will be putting Add-on Builder into read-only mode, meaning that it will no longer be possible to create new add-ons or change existing projects on the site. Users will still be able to access their projects until April 2014, when we will turn off the service entirely. During this period… Continue reading

Categories: builder, developers, jetpack, sdk

Announcing Add-on SDK 1.15

I’m pleased to announce the immediate availability of Add-on SDK 1.15! You can download the SDK directly in either zip or tarball format. The main new feature in 1.15 is that xpis files no longer bundle SDK modules. You could get this behaviour previously with SDK 1.14 by using the –strip-sdk argument, but it now… Continue reading

Categories: developers, jetpack, releases, sdk

Jetpack, Fennec and NativeWindow

Mobile Firefox add-on development is getting more and more relevant. As Firefox for Android steadily adds users and continues to be top-rated on Google’s Play Store we are also seeing increased traffic from millions of Android users on the Add-ons site looking for themes and extensions. We’re even running a contest to get developers interested… Continue reading

Categories: contests, developers, jetpack, mobile, sdk