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Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/07/30

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 6 weeks to review. 81 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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The AMO Reviewer Community Turns 10

A decade ago, Firefox introduced the world to a customizable web browser. For the first time, you could use add-ons to personalize your entire browsing experience—from the look and feel of buttons, to tab behaviors, to content filtering. Anyone with coding skills could create an add-on and submit it to addons.mozilla.org (AMO) for others to use. The idea that you could experience the web… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/07/09

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 6 weeks to review. 164 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 31

Firefox 31 will be released on July 22nd. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 31 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Remove the browser.tabs.closeButtons pref. This pref used to determine if there should be close buttons… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/06/23

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 6 weeks to review. 165 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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June Featured Add-ons

Pick of the Month: Download Status Bar Download Status Bar manages every aspect of your downloads (Launch, Show, Scan, Rename, Checksum, Pause, Resume, Cancel, Clean, Delete), generates statistics from your download actions, keeps a record of your downloads, and much more. Thanks a lot for this excellent add-on. I especially love the feature of setting… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2014/05/28

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 4 weeks to review. 120 nominations in the queue awaiting review. Most updates are being reviewed… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 30

Firefox 30 will be released on June 10th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 30 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Move some addon-private JSM’s to a subdirectory. A large number of number of JS modules… Continue reading

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Add-ons for Australis Contest Winners

The results are in for the Add-ons for Australis contest. The judges have selected the add-on entries that best capture Firefox 29′s new design and customization features, so check them out for yourselves! Congratulations to the winners! Best Overall 1st Place – The Fox, Only Better by quicksaver Maximizes browser viewing space while keeping it… Continue reading

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