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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 26

Firefox 26 will be released on December 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 26 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Pass _firstTabs ‘parameter’ as an argument to restoreWindow() rather than tacking it onto the state… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/11/20

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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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/10/31

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. Most updates are being reviewed within 2 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/10/09

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 4 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 4 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 25

Firefox 25 will be released on October 29th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 25 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Update: Status panel should be attached to the content area without overlapping surrounding chrome. I… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/09/19

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 5 weeks to review. Most updates are being reviewed within 5 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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Add-on Compatibility for Firefox 24

Firefox 24 will be released on September 17th. Here’s the list of changes that went into this version that can affect add-on compatibility. There is more information available in Firefox 24 for Developers, so you should read that too. General Implement the Browser Console. The last step to implement this was to change the menu… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/08/29

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. Most updates are being reviewed within 5 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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nsIBrowserSearchEngine interface change in latest Firefox 24 beta

There is a longer Firefox 24 add-on compatibility blog post coming up, but this change is particularly important because it was introduced during the beta cycle and could lead to stability problems for binary add-ons that use this interface. In bug 493051, the nsIBrowserSearchEngine interface was changed, specifically the signature of the addEngine function. However,… Continue reading

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Add-ons Update – Week of 2013/08/07

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. Most updates are being reviewed within 4 weeks. Most preliminary reviews are… Continue reading

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