Justin Scott has worked hard on creating a compatibility dashboard to help us understand how the add-ons universe is preparing for new versions of Firefox. The live version is up on addons.mozilla.org. Check it out!
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Lifehacker wrote an article on their favorite experimental Firefox extensions today. Great article, and worth a read. See also: See the newest experimental extensions on addons.mozilla.org Lifehacker: Experimental Extensions We’d Like to Go Mainstream Lifehacker: Three Awesome Experimental Firefox Extensions
We recently conducted a survey of the add-on developer community. This post summarizes the quantitative results and some key findings only. There were several open-ended questions included on the survey. A special thank you to all those respondents that provided us with extensive feedback and great ideas. A summary of developer comments and suggestions will… Continue reading
The Mozilla add-ons team is always looks for insights in order to improve the development experience and toolset for add-ons authors. We have put together a Add-on Developer Survey that tries to capture some of that with a short series of questions. There is also ample room for free form comments and feedback which we… Continue reading
As we near the end the month of August, we have rotated the featured add-ons on the AMO site. I’ve previously described the process we use on AMO for rotating the featured and recommended add-ons. Some of the new entrants to the recommended list include a few of the Extend Firefox 3 contest winners such… Continue reading
The AMO team has issued a small maintenance release for AMO (v3.4.7). Full fix list is available here.
There were some fantastic entries this time around for the Extend Firefox 3 Contest and the winners have been announced. You’ll find most of the add-ons hosted on AMO. Make sure to checkout and congratulate these authors for a job well done. Lifehacker also has a roundup of the contest.
At the recent Firefox Plus Summit, I missed the opportunity to share my slides for the AMO session due to a power outage. Ended up using lots of hand gestures and flip charts. For those interested, I’ve uploaded them here and welcome any questions or comments. (Also, uploaded the slides from the AMO Editor’s session).… Continue reading
We have created a new mailing list/newsgroup/Google group to be used for discussion of AMO software development, policies and processes. To clarify the role of this list relative to some of the others out there, it’s meant for AMO development discussion, enhancement requests, policies, and so on. Add-on development questions should go to the extensions… Continue reading
As we near the end the month of July, we have rotated the featured add-ons on the site. I’ve previously described the process we use on AMO for rotating the featured add-ons. Those add-ons with better overall performance stay on the list, the remaining slots are used to introduce some new add-ons and re-feature ones… Continue reading